Home > Newsletters > Daily: Love or hate Earth Hour? > Daily Dose: 5 diseases you risk getting if we run out of water > Health-in-Motion 20 June 2017 Healthy bones are crucial to your overall wellbeing. Healthy bones are crucial to your overall wellbeing. So, what can you do to improve the health of your bones? Easy – do a little exercise. US researchers have recently demonstrated for the first time that regular exercise causes fat present in bone marrow to be burned and that this leads to increased bone matter and quality, especially among obese people. According to Maya Styner of the University of North Carolina, one of the scientists involved, “exercise is not just good, but amazing for bone health”. 0 More: Daily Dose: 5 diseases you risk getting if we run out of waterHealth-in-Motion advertisement Other news Medical 'Dead' man snores back to life right before his autopsy Fitness What's the deal with pain after exercise? Fitness 10 triathlon mistakes to avoid Fitness 5 reasons you shouldn't exercise with headphones Lifestyle Is giving up booze for a month actually worth it? Lifestyle Floater alert: Here’s what it means if your poop floats From our sponsors Managing diabetes in the workplace Back-to-school with diabetes Discover treatments that can help reduce acne What can I do to reduce or remove acne marks? Live healthier Fact or myth? » Clearing up the confusion around coconut oil Coconut – the 'fruit of life' Can coconut oil really help you lose weight? Experts dish on the high-cal weight-loss tactic. Sobering perks! » 5 tips to avoiding a hangover Can you really be allergic to alcohol? Is giving up booze for a month actually worth it? Many people commit to "Dry January" – but does it do your body any good?