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On June 16, 2012, in Health, by admin

10 (Delicious) Ways to Prevent Osteoporosis

Published: 5/14/2012

Dr. Weil

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Changing your diet can be an effective, gentle, inexpensive and even delicious way to prevent, relieve or reverse a wide variety of conditions. May is Osteoporosis Awareness Month – the perfect time to look at your diet and see how much it’s helping your bones! If you are at risk for or have been diagnosed with osteoporosis, consider adding these calcium-rich foods to your diet:

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  • Organic, hormone-free dairy products
  • Canned sardines and canned sockeye salmon
  • Dark green vegetables such as broccoli, collard greens and bok choy
  • Tofu (calcium-set)
  • Calcium-fortified juices and carrageenan-free soy milk
  • Black eyed peas
  • Blackstrap molasses
  • Poppy seeds and sesame seeds
  • Almonds
  • Figs

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