Osteoporosis is generally seen in women over the age of 50. About one out of every three postmenopausal women has osteoporosis to some degree, even mild cases leads to an increased risk of fractures.
The disease often develops unnoticed over many years, with no symptoms or discomfort until a fracture occurs. Fractures can have serious consequences. About 20 percent of elderly women who undergo hip replacement surgery due to a hip fracture die within one year. And half of those who survive will require full-time nursing care.
The good news is, osteoporosis can be reversed if the body is given the right natural supplements and an osteoporosis diet to boost bone density.
The Osteoporosis Diet – Foods To Include
Raw cultured dairy – Kefir, yogurt, and raw cheese contain calcium, magnesium, vitamin K, phosphorus, and vitamin D rich foods all of which are vital for building strong bones.
Eggs – great source of protein, vitamins and minerals such as phosphorus, calcium, selenium and calcium.
Wild-caught fish and Grass-fed Meats – Osteoporosis may be related to chronic inflammation. Omega-3 fats help reduce inflammation.
Green leafy vegetables – Rich in Vitamin K, magnesium and calcium, dark greens will help your bones to stay strong. Aim for 2 portions of green leafy vegetables a day.
Alkaline and low carb foods – Osteoporosis may be related to an acidic body environment, so eat plenty of low-sugar fruits and low-starchy vegetables in order to promote a more alkaline environment and keeps insulin levels down.
Sea vegetables – These vegetables are high in critical minerals for bone formation and calcium. Try to include nori, wakame, agar, or kombu in your diet.
Foods To Avoid
Alcohol – Increases inflammation that can lead to more calcium being leached from bones.
Sweetened beverages – The high phosphorus content found in soda can remove calcium from bones. Sugar also increases inflammation.
Sugar – Increases inflammation and acidity which can make osteoporosis worse.
Processed foods and white flour products – A high intake of low-nutrient packaged foods may result in bone loss.
Caffeine/Coffee – Its consumption may contribute to accelerated bone loss due to its acidity and diuretic effect.
Osteoporosis Natural Treatments
Increase weight-bearing activities, such as walking, weight training and calisthenics. Try to do at least 30 minutes of exercise most days of the week.
Another important thing is to get plenty of sunshine.
Below are some of the supplements I regularly use in my practice with great results:
Magnesium & Calcium
Cod Liver Fish Oil
Vitamin K 1
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