Monday, 24 October 2011

Avoid Osteoporosis with three easy ways!

One cannot imagine living a healthy life with weak bones. And due to ignorance one can suffer from this terrible disease, Osteoporosis. But with some prevention one can avoid this while keeping in mind three ways of shunning Osteoporosis as it mainly requires load bearing and functional movements.

Weight Training for Osteoporosis Prevention: Weight training and confrontation causes muscles to pull on the bones, while creating leaner muscles, which in turn positively affect joint mobility and flexibility. So practice regular weight pulling exercises to make your muscles and bones flexible.

Calcium and Vitamin D for Unbreakable Bones: As per experts 1000 to 1300 milligrams of Calcium is required by a human body in a day. This Calcium needs to be taken with vitamin D, as it helps in Calcium absorption by the body. Adequate Calcium and vitamin D taken together, through the day, reduce bone loss and positively stimulate bone density.

Calcium-rich Breakfasts: One can feed bones with calcium by in taking calcium rich foods. Dairy products are rich in calcium like milk, curd, paneer etc. A great Indian Calcium-rich breakfast would be a stuffed moong sprouts dosa or chilla.

So improve the strength of your bones with weight bearing exercises, adequate calcium intake, and optimal vitamin D intake.
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