Nutrients for your bones
Tuesday, February 14, 2012

 Caring for your bones is essential, especially as this reflects on the health of your bones as you age. Hence, it is essential that we consume the necessary nutrients to ensure they stay strong and healthy even as age catch up on us.

CALCIUM- helps build stronger, denser bones and keep them healthy as we age. Sources: yogurt, cheddar cheese, tofu, and of course- milk! Skim milk and the low-fat

 VITAMIN D- promotes calcium absorption and increases bone density or bone mass. They are usually obtained from the sun, but there are certain foods that supply them as well. Sources: salmon and canned tuna.

VITAMIN K- may help prevent bone resorption and prevent bone loss, especially in older ages. Sources: Leafy vegetables such as kale, spinach, collard green, etc.

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