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Calcium rich foods that benefit your bones

Strong bones such as the skeletal system provide support and mobility to the body which is very important so that it can carry out various activities. The skeletal system is linked up by tendons, cartilage and ligaments.

Maintaining a healthy lifestyle is really important as it can help prevent certain ailments and conditions. All these can be achieved by the intake of certain foods that can help to strengthen the bones.

Below are some of the foods that are good for our bones:-

Spinach

Spinach helps in detoxification and is very rich in calcium which helps to strengthen the bones.  You can eat in raw in smoothies and in salads to fully enjoy its benefits.

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Soy Milk

It contains fatty acids, proteins and fiber which offer a wide variety of health benefits. It also contains significant concentration of calcium which is very beneficial to your body. They also help in the preservation of bone density.

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Fish

Fish contain calcium and Vitamin D which are good for strengthening the bones. They are key to conserving the bone density. In addition, fish contain Omega 3 fatty acids which are good for fighting inflammation and premature ageing. The best kinds of fish to eat include Sardines, Herring, Salmon and Tuna.

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Eggs

They are one of the best foods for maintaining excellent bone health. They contain vitamins, minerals and amino acids. The yolk in the eggs helps maintain and to contribute to bone density.

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Onions

Onions are a low calorie food that benefits the body. They contain amino acids and vitamins that help in the strengthening of the bones.

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Cheese

Cheese is a significant source of calcium which contributes to the strengthening of the skeletal system and prevents it from premature deterioration. However, Cheese is also very rich in fat and calories and so should be taken in small proportions.

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