Wednesday, February 25, 2009

Bone Diet or dieting bone?

Although getting enough calcium is critical to building healthy bones, other dietary factors are also important.

For example, a large-scale study found that potassium, magnesium, and fruits and vegetables protect against osteoporosis.

Men and women who ate the least amount of these nutrients had the lowest levels of bone mineral density.

Potassium is found in high quantities in potatoes, skim milk, orange juice, bananas, and tomatoes.

Magnesium is found in high quantities in whole wheat bread, skim milk, cold cereal, bananas, orange juice, and fish.


By tinkering with our diets, it is often possible to reduce aches and pains, regain energy and vitality, increase mental clarity and alertness, and lower the risk of cells inflammation-related disease.

Although most of us rarely think and study about food's original purpose (other than to taste good to the taste-bud and fill our hungry stomachs), what we eat has powerful effects on our bodies, mind and spirit. In fact, food is one of human most valuable tools for maintaining inflammation balance. As the saying goes, give me an inspiring song-writer, I can sway the country; give a chef/cook, I can build or destroy any nation (Healthy-Wealth blogger says).

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