How to prevent bone loss?

What is bone and its function?

Bones come in all shapes and sizes and have many roles.  Bones have many functions.  They support the body structurally, protect our vital organs, and allow us to move.  Also, they provide an environment for bone marrow, where blood cells are created, and they act  as a storage area for minerals, particularly calcium.

Bone is the substance that forms the skeleton of the body. It is composed chiefly of calcium phosphate and calcium cabonate.

The 206 bones in the body serve several other purposes. They support the protect internal organs. The skull protects the brain and the ribs protect the lungs.

People who have weak bones are at higher risk for fractures. You can improve your bone health by getting enough calcium, vitamin D, and physical activity. If you have osteoporosis or another bone disease, your doctor can detect and treat it. This can help prevent painful fractures.

HERE ARE THE VITAMINS AND SUPPLEMENTS FOR SUPPORTING BONE DENSITY AND HEALTH

CALCIUM: the building block of bone health

Milk, cheese and other dairy foods

Green leafy vegetables – such as broccoli, cabbage and okra but not spinach

Soya beans

Tofu

Soya drinks with added calcium

Nuts

Bread and anything made with fortified flour

Fish where you eat the bones – such as sardines and pilchards

VITAMIN D:

Salmon is a popular fatty fish and great source of vitamin D

Herring and sardines. Herring is a fish eaten around the world…

Cod liver oil. Cod liver oil is a popular supplement

Can tuna

Eggyolks

Mushroom

Fortified foods.

MAGNESIUM:

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Avocados. The avocado is an incredibly nutritious fruit and a tasty source of magnesium

Nuts. Nuts are nutritious and tasty

Legumes. Legumes are a family of nutrient-dense plants that include lentils, beans, chickpeas, peas, and soybeans

Tofu

Seeds

Whole grains

Some Fatty fish.

Natto, fermented soy

VITAMIN K2: a key marker of bone health

Goose liver

Cheese

Egg yolks

Dark chicken meat

Butter

A healthy lifestyle choices such as proper diet, exercise, and medications can help prevent further bone loss and reduce the risk of fractures. But, lifestyle changes may not be enough if you have lost a lot of bone density… Some will slow your bone loss, and others can help rebuild bone.

Foods that will help strengthen the bones:

ALPHA LIPID LIFELINE COLOSTRUM:

1000mg of Calcium for healthy teeth and bones.

Assist the body’s natural repair process.

Packed full of essential vitamin and minerals.

Strengthen your immunity with 1680mg of Colostrum containing 300mg of immunoglobulins.

Greatly improved gut health & digestive comfort with 1 billion probiotic per dose.

Best taken as a pre-breakfast cold drink, or include it with your morning smothie.

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