Exercises for strong bones, by the National Osteoporosis Foundation. Why women should do weight training. No, it won't bulk you up or make you look manly. It sure helps reduce the risk of breaking your bones after 60!
People over 50 are more likely to develop #osteoporosis and to break a bone, aging being one of the factors that contributes to bone loss. For women, menopause comes with a drop in estrogen levels, which is a major trigger for #bone loss, and for men, a decrease in the production of testosterone also favors the loss of bone mass.
Naperville resident Dan Lippmann was an active 60-year-old who enjoyed bicycling when he was diagnosed with osteoporosis. His bones were becoming brittle and weak because the formation of new bone tissue does not keep up with bone loss. “The pills that are usually prescribed for
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New research from the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition shows that a high intake of carotenoids (antioxidants such as alpha-carotene, beta-carotene, beta-cryptoxanthin, lycopene, lutein, and zeaxanthin) may protect against bone loss as you age. These foods will keep your skeleton strong.