By David Blyweiss, M.D., Advanced Natural Wellness
March 21, 2016
- Weak bones aren’t confined to the elderly
- Foods that are robbing your bone strength
- 4 nutrients for stronger bones
You might think you’re protected from bone loss, fractures and breaks because you’re still in your 50’s or 60’s. But I’ll bet you didn’t know that about 40% of folks in this age group already have low bone mass in their hips or spine.
And it’s not just a “woman’s” problem. More than one in three men is vulnerable to this condition.
In fact, the husband of one of my patients recently had a minor fall in the bathroom. He’s only 62 years old, and ended up in the hospital with a broken hip. Two of the four breaks occurred in his femur, which is the longest and strongest bone in your body.
So if you think you’re still too young (or the wrong sex) to worry about bone breaks, think again.
One of the reasons you might be losing bone density is the foods you eat. A lot of today’s foods simply don’t support healthy bones.
For example, the American dairy industry markets milk as a way to build strong bones and prevent osteoporosis.
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