Food and Drink

4 Foods for Preventing Osteoporosis


Osteoporosis has become a threat to everyone. The threat is not only in old age, tetapo can also occur when at a young age. This is because the more people who do not maintain nutritional intake, especially foods that contain calcium to prevent Osteoporosis threat. Here are some foods that can meet the needs of the bones to prevent osteoporosis.

Milk
Milk is the main source of calcium and vitamin D are useful to maintain a healthy body, especially calcium. Do not worry about getting fat from drinking milk. Has been widely available low-fat milk with high calcium yet. You can also get the benefits of milk from various dairy foods like cheese, ice cream and others.

Nuts
Calcium can also be obtained from plant foods such as nuts. Types of nuts such as pumpkin, almonds, peanuts are the most rich in magnesium. Magnesium alone will help the formation of calcium the body. In addition Walnuts are also rich in omega-3 fatty acids and alphalinoleic acid, which helps strengthen bones.

Carrots
Beside rich in vitamin A which can be useful for vision, carrots are also rich in alpha-carotene, beta carotene and betacyrptoxanthin good for maintaining bone strength. It is advisable to eat raw carrots because carrots in keaadaan will have more benefits when a raw state than if it has matured. You also can enjoy more delicious raw carrots like to consume a salad and others.

Plum
According to recent research, the plums have anti-cancer compounds and can improve bone density and reduce the risk of osteoporosis. Plums can also help suppress the rate of resorption (destruction) of bone that usually exceeds the rate of new bone growth in the elderly.

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