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FYI Friday: Osteoporosis & Bone Loss

Dr. Eric on how to help prevent bone loss with your food choices.

#fyifriday folks.

#DrEric wants you to know that 55% of adults over 50 years of age have some form of #osteoporosis or #osteopenia😱 . To help prevent #boneloss be sure you are eating plenty of both green leafy 🌱and cruciferous🥦vegetables as they are high in not only #calcium, but also #magnesium and #VitaminK

(Calcium alone doesn’t build bone! 🤔Your body needs a combination of ALL of these to do the job). . It is also important that you get enough #VitaminD from either sun exposure☀️or supplements, so that your bones can properly absorb these #nutrients. . Weight bearing exercise is likewise essential for #bonehealth because bones develop specifically as a response to gravity🌎 . #spinach #broccoli #kale #brusselsprouts #cabbage #collardgreens #sunshine #health #menopause #wellness #nutrition #foodasmedicine #foodheals #smha #skeletalhealth www.santamonicahealingarts.com

#FYIFriday #DrEric #osteoporosis #osteopenia #magnesium #vitaminK #cruciferousvegetables #calcium #bonehealth #foodasmedicine #foodheals #skeletalhealth #SantaMonicaHealingArts #DrEricDahlstrom