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!
Big Heavy Squats Can Help Treat and Prevent Osteoporosis - In a study this month in the Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, researchers looked into which weight-bearing exercises had the most benefit against osteoporosis and osteopenia.
http://www.webmd.com/osteoporosis/ss/slideshow-superfoods-for-your-bones?ecd=soc_pin_042815_ss_foodsforbones Our #bones remain strong throughout young adulthood. As we hit our 30s, they slowly begin to thin out. In women, this process accelerates after menopause, but there are ways to put on the brakes. One of the best lines of defense is your #diet -- eating the right foods can give you the maximum bone strength and boost your #bone density at any age. #SuperFoods
Swiss chard is a nutritional powerhouse with its very good supply of calcium, its excellent supply of vitamin K & magnesium it provides in amounts 6-8 times higher than the DV (in just 1 cup), chard provides standout bone support. It helps prevent excessive activation of osteoclasts, the cells that break down bone & help maintain & strengthen bone & teeth. Swiss chard is also effective in preventing cancers of the digestive tract. #dherbs #healthtips