Don’t Skip These Foods If You Want Strong Bones
After a lengthy campaign to promote calcium and vitamin D intake for bone health, most of us have jumped on the bandwagon and are supplementing our diets with these two nutrients—especially as we get older. In fact, we’ve been told that as we age, osteoporosis becomes more of a threat. This disease makes bones fragile and ups the risk for fractures that can significantly reduce the quality of life for someone who has to heal from a broken bone. So we try to keep our calcium and vitamin D levels up.
But instead of just adding vitamin D and calcium supplements to your diet, you can actually get lots of the nutrients you need to keep bones strong by eating certain fruits and vegetables.
The phytonutrients in fruits and vegetables can also play a significant role in helping to stave off osteoporosis.Read More