The aging process unfortunately comes for everyone, a major concern however is especially for women and their bone health. Through aging there are many risks and one of them is osteoporosis (porous bone) also known as a disease of the skeletal system characterized by low bone mass and deterioration of bone tissue.
Osteopenia and Osteoporosis put women in danger of bone fractures, in particular hip fractures. One way to combat and slow the effects of Osteoporosis is through calcium supplementation. Calcium is important for women who have family members with issues of bone tissue loss and low bone mass. Calcium is required on a regular daily basis, not only for healthy bones but also for healthy teeth, proper function of the heart, muscles and nerves in the body. The body cannot produce calcium, it must be consumed through food and supplements. There are many good sources of calcium that can help us avoid bone health issues later in life.
Some of the best sources of calcium include nuts such as almonds and cashews. A reasonable source of calcium can also be found in dairy products such as yogurt, cheese and milk. Dark leafy vegetables such as broccoli and asparagus can also be consumed for more calcium in your everyday diet. Be sure to also eat enough protein and include additional calcium in your diet. Protein is by itself a critical component of bones, making up a quarter of their total mass and roughly half of their volume. If you are interested in taking supplements of calcium, talk to your Chiropractor about which dose is best for your age range. If you wanting to know immediateky you can visit this site:
Post-menopausal woman have decreased levels of Estrogen and this decreased levels can further worsen their Osteoporosis condition. It is crucial that all women over the age of 50 do some form of resistance training to increase their tone and their overall bone mass. It is the body’s protective mechanism known as ‘Wollfs Law’ bone in a healthy person or animal will adapt to the loads under which it is placed. If loading on a particular bone increases, the bone will remodel itself over time to become stronger to resist that sort of loading. If you wanting to know which resistance trainers to use here in Marbella, Spain we strongly encourage all our clients to have a free consultation with our affiliated Personal Trainers at MFit Marbella (www.mfitmarbella.com).
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