Even children can be vulnerable to fractures if not eating the foods there are rich in the right supplements to grow strong healthy bones. Thin and weak bones can follow the child into adulthood. Therefore it is vital children start life with a good healthy foundation so bones grow strong and healthy. Foods rich in the right fats such as omega-3 fatty acids:
- · Fish
- · Walnuts
- · Seafood
- · Flaxseed
These foods will help in the growing of healthy bones, because the omego-3 fatty acids help the calcium rich foods that travel to the bones through the blood stream. https://www.OSUresearch.edu
As we grow older the cartilage that is nature’s shock absorber found around the joints such as knees, hips, hands, and spine can grow thin and in some cases wear out making movement in most cases very painful. Bones also can become brittle and break if there is not the right amount of magnesium in the body. Therefore the important mineral is magnesium to keep joints flexible. https://www.UCLA.edu
Cut your risk:
A Harvard University research shows we can cut our risk of osteoporosis by as much as 40 percent by eating a half a cup of baby spinach every day. Baby spinach is teaming with vitamin-K that is found in foods like; broccoli, onions, kale, and Brussell sprouts. This vitamin is the nutrient that helps build the mesh-like stuff that is in bones.
A research done by Oregon State University has shown that drinking green tea, which is rich in polyphenol, daily helps keep calcium from leaking into the blood stream. How it works is the polyphenol kind of acts like estrogen, when it attaches to bone and stops the calcium from leaking into the blood stream.
Gardening and sunshine:
The activity of gardening, because for the most part is done outside and in the sunshine, helps to build strong healthy bones. The truth is, any activity done outside helps to strengthen bones. It is nature’s supply of vitamin D. We can also find this vitamin in dairy products such as milk and cheese.
There are other foods such as fruits, vegetables and mushrooms that help bones to stay young. As always we need to check with our doctor before adding any supplement to our diet.