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Top five ways to prevent Osteoporosis

  1. Perform weight bearing exercise
    • Weight bearing exercise such as aerobics, walking, jogging are shown to help prevent bone loss
  2. Consume calcium-rich foods
    • Milk, Cheese, Yogurt
    • Kale
    • Broccoli
  3. Take calcium supplements
    • Your doctor may recommend calcium supplements
    • Extra calcium support may be needed if you are post menopausal or going through menopause
  1. Take vitamin D supplements
    • Vitamin D is needed to absorb calcium from you diet or your supplements
    • The combination of vitamin D and calcium help to maintain and prevent bone loss
  2. Consume vitamin D-rich foods or get out in the sun
    • Shiitake and button mushrooms
    • Sockeye salmon, Mackerel, sardines, tuna, catfish, eggs
    • 15 minutes of sunshine gives us a healthy dose of Vitamin D but make sure your skin is protected
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  1. Posted January 16, 2016 at 4:21 pm | Permalink

    I couldn’t resist commenting. Well written!

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