Here Are 5 Foods That Can Help Improve Your Bone Health

It is important to have strong bones at any age, in order to prevent diseases. You need to take care of your diet and consider all factors that will give you a healthy lifestyle.

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Almonds

Almonds have a great source of calcium, which is important for good bone health. Your hair will be looking thick and shiny, your nails will be healthy and you’ll have strong bones.

It’s good to eat a handful of almonds in moderation or you can consume it as almond milk with your cereal, in your hot beverage or just as it is.

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Sardines

Instead of constantly eating red meat, you should switch it up a little and include fish such as sardines in your diet.

They are loaded with protein, vitamin D and calcium. Since it is rich in omega 3, it helps reduce joint inflammation.

In order to get a proper calcium intake from sardines, you need to eat it with the bone. You can eat it fresh on the grill or as tinned sardines.

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Tofu

If you are planning on eating less meat, then tofu is a great replacement. It is high in protein and has a great source of calcium.

It is particularly helpful for women who have menopause since it has bone building magnesium that can decrease bone loss and improve bone mineral density instead.

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Broccoli

Broccoli is a love or hate vegetable for children, but it is a blessing for adults. It’s high in calcium and vitamin K, which can help prevent osteoporosis.

You can boil it, stir fry it, or add it as an ingredient to your favourite comfort dishes such as mac and cheese.

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Fava beans

Fava beans can help prevent bone loss since they are rich in copper and manganese.

Fava beans can easily be incorporated into your diet, since they can be mashed into a dip with a drizzle of olive oil and fresh red onion on top.

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