It's Good for your Bones

klutzfree By klutzfree, 29th Sep 2012 | Follow this author | RSS Feed
Posted in Wikinut>Health>General Health>Wellness

Our bone is a magnificent gift from our Creator. Proper care and nutrition is essential.

Calcium Mineral

Calcium is a mineral that is needed for strong bones and teeth. The best sources of this mineral can be found in milk products, canned fish, dark green leafy vegetables, citrus fruits, and dried beans. Calcium is also essential for blood clotting, heart, and nerve action. It prevents deficiency orders such as rickets in children (bowed legs and stunted growth) and osteoporosis in adults.

Today, Calcium is replaced by supplements that is affordable in every pharmacy and stores. Doctor's warn against taking too much calcium supplement, it can result in impairment of kidney function which then increase the absorption of iron, magnesium, and zinc. It can clog your heart and arteries that can result to increase of your heart rate. The Office of Dietary Supplements reports that the Food and Nutrition Board recommends 1,000 mg of calcium per day for males and females, ages 19 to 50 years of age and 1,200mg of calcium per day for males and females, age 50 and older.

Morning Sunshine

According to researchers from the university of California, getting 15 minutes of sunshine just three times a week, without using sunscreen lotion can cut the risk of bone fractures as much as thirty three percent (33 %).Lotions with SPF can block the skin's ability to produce Vitamin D can weaken and brittle your bones, even you're eating a good diet.

Exercise with Caution

Exercise strengthen bones, it cut risk fractures by eighteen percent (18%) or more. Experts suggest that exercise must be done gently to allow bones grow and strengthen safely, mostly if you are a rookie in workout scene. You can start your bone-building plan safely with 20 minutes sessions of walking, cycling or swimming.


Bone, Bone Health, Bone Strength, Calcium, Vitamin D

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