Women's Health

Protect Yourself from Osteoporosis

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  • It is highly recommended to drink milk every day, as it is the major source of calcium. Women aged 25-65 need 1000mg a day, but in case of pregnancy of breast-feeding, they need 1200-1500mg a day.
  • Exposure to the sunlight to increase the production of Vitamin D, which is necessary for the absorption of calcium.
  • Eating leafy vegetables, as they are a good source of calcium, and contain the vitamins and minerals necessary for the absorption of calcium. Such vegetables include: broccoli, rapeseed, spinach, beans and the like.
  • Continuous exercise, especially walking and trotting.
  • Reduce the intake of red meat, as it contains phosphor which needs considerably big quantities of calcium to be equivalent for it in the blood.
  • Smoking cessation.
  • Reduce the intake of soft drinks.
  • Avoiding the over-intake of caffeine.
  • Keeping away, as much as possible, from tension and stress, as they help increase the cortisol hormone, which is very harmful to bones.
  • Undergoing periodic examination to measure the bone density.


Last Update : 28 January 2020 02:29 PM
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