According to healthline Do you know that some meals have been shown to reduce the risk of fractures in the elderly? While it's true that as people age they become more susceptible to a wide range of health issues, what they eat throughout their lifetime still has significant implications for their bone health.
This article is based on a WebMD article that lists various meals that can improve bone health and help avoid disease in the elderly. Leave yourself here for a time and take in this content while you pick up some new knowledge.
Which foods can help seniors maintain strong bones and stave off illness?
One, plant-based milks, like those found in almonds, coconuts, and soy, can improve bone health. The minerals in plant-based dairy products like those stated above are beneficial to bone health, which is why they are becoming increasingly popular.
Bone-healthy minerals and vitamins are abundant in fatty fishes like salmon, tuna, and mackerel. Fatty fish like salmon are known to increase vitamin D and fatty acids, both of which are important for bone health. Thus, increasing your consumption of fatty fishes is associated with improved bone health and a reduced probability of developing osteoporosis and other bone problems.
You should eat more citrus fruits at breakfast. The reason for this is that vitamin C not only protects against bone loss associated with age but also promotes the health of many other regions of the body. You should prioritize eating vitamin C–rich foods like citrus, grapefruit, and oranges as you become older. Citrus fruits are among the best foods for promoting bone health.
Moreover, almonds include several beneficial minerals, including vitamin D and healthy fats that are beneficial to bone health. Almonds not only provide health benefits, but they also taste great.
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