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Last Updated : May 14,2018
FOR HEALTHY BONES
Much as the strength of a building depends on a sound structure, our bodies too need a strong frame in order to be healthy. Hence, it is so very necessary that we take care of our bone health by eating right, if we are to remain youthful and active throughout our life.
| || ||6 Ways to keep your bones healthy: |
|1. || Protein || Proteins are needed for maintaining bone strength and for repairing damaged tissues. However, compared to young children, protein needs fall as we get older |
|2. || Calcium || A calcium-rich diet is the most important part of any regimen for the care of bones. Calcium is a mineral that makes bones stay strong. The human body consistently remove small amounts of calcium from our bones and that has to be topped up with Calcium rich foods. Calcium is also essential for the teeth, and helps to keep them intact so that we can not only eat well, but also give those winning smiles that proclaim our youthfulness. |
|3. || Vitamin D || Helping the body to absorb the calcium is vitamin D, which also assists in maintaining adequate levels of this mineral in the blood. So we need plenty of vitamin D too. |
|4. || Vitamin C || Also helping the absorption of calcium is vitamin C, which, additionally, strengthens both bones and muscle. Because of its immunity-boosting properties, vitamin C helps in the healing of broken bones too. |
|5. || Vitamin A || vitamin A are cell growth, building immunity, promote healthy skin, and being an antioxidant it neutralizes the action of free radicals in the body, which can cause cellular damage. |
|6. || Magnesium || Magnesium is necessary for formation of bones and teeth. |
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