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 drinks with added calcium
Bread and anything made with fortified flour
Fish where you eat the bones – such as sardines and pilchards
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
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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
Some Fatty fish.
Natto, fermented soy
VITAMIN K2: a key marker of bone health
Dark chicken meat
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.