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The Best Snacks for Bone Health, According to a Dietitian

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Prunes

Prunes contain phenolic compounds, which may block bone resorption and support bone formation.

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Cottage Cheese and Fruit

Cottage cheese is a convenient source of protein, an important macro for bone health support. And like other dairy foods, it is a source of calcium, magnesium, selenium, and phosphorus as well.

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Orange Juice Frozen Pops

One of the most popular sources of vitamin C is 100% orange juice. And while it is true that this nutrient is important for immune health, it is also key for supporting collagen production, which is needed for bones and cartilage to form.

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Sardine and Avocado Toast

Mashing avocado on top of a piece of toast and topping it with sardines is the ultimate bone health-supporting snack that will leave you feeling satisfied.

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Roasted Soybeans

Soy-containing foods like roasted soybeans contain chemicals called isoflavones, which have a similar structure and function to estrogen and have been shown to support bone formation while inhibiting bone breakdown.

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Fortified Cereal

At about 50 cents per serving and jam-packed with nutrients, the classic breakfast food can be a great snack for the bone health-focused crowd.

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