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Foods That Make Your Bones Stronger
Aug 2017
Apollo Life Jiyo

With today’s lifestyle and eating patterns, a large percentage of the population is at risk for a variety of diseases, one of them being osteoporosis - which is reduced bone mass making the bones brittle and susceptible to breaking.

We’ve all heard that drinking milk helps keep our bones healthy. But besides milk, here are a few more foods you should include in your daily diet, to strengthen your bones and to prevent the risk of osteoporosis.

Foods For Strong Bones

While this vegetable may not be everyone’s favourite, broccoli is a highly alkalizing vegetable and is rich in magnesium, calcium, vitamin K and folate, all of which contribute toward the strengthening of the bones. The vitamin C content also improves the body’s ability to absorb calcium faster.

After milk, spinach is one of the best means to give your body its essential dose of calcium. Spinach is rich in calcium, fibre, iron and vitamin A and eating even one cup of cooked spinach, will satisfy your necessary daily intake of these nutrients.