Friday, March 13, 2009

Best food for bones

Everybody knows that calcium in dairy foods can help strengthen our bones. Now, research from Tufts University reports that fruits and vegetables could be the newest osteo super foods. The multi-coloured munchies protect bone by blocking damaging byproducts of meat and grains that become harder for your body to dispose of as you age says the director of Tufts' Bone Metabolism Laboratory.
Nine servings of fruits/veggies per day is ideal for protecting bone, she says, but even 6 servings or fewer if you limit meat and grains- could make a difference.Let us start now!Better late than never!

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