Natural Home Remedies for Preventing Osteoporosis

The foods you eat can have an effect on your bones. 
Add foods rich in calcium, vitamin D and other essential nutrients for bone health.
Here's a list of bone-healthy foods to consider adding to your diet 
to help prevent and even reverse the damage of this bone-thinning disease. 

1. Leafy Greens
Add calcium-rich foods such as red or green romaine lettuce, kale, collard greens, turnip greens, swiss chard, mustard greens, dandelion greens, okra, and cabbage into your diet on a daily basis. 

2. Broccoli
Eat at least 1/2 cup of broccoli a day to get a sufficient about of valuable vitamin K. Studies show a postmenopausal woman with low levels of this vitamin is more like to get osteoporosis. 

3. Peanut Butter
Recent studies show magnesium is a vital component for strengthening, preserving and rebuilding bones. Eating just 2 tablespoons of peanut butter a day will give you 50 mg of magnesium. 

4. Vinegar
Add a splash of vinegar to boned meats to help pull out the calcium in bones. It also works on leafy greens, so use vinegar as a dressing. 

5. Banana
To build your bones eat a banana every day. Studies show bananas have more nutrients when almost over-ripe, so wait to eat until they reach this point. 

6. Apples
The mineral boron found in apples helps the body hold onto calcium which is the building blocks of bones. 

7. Pears
Pears also contain the mineral boron that helps the body hold calcium.

8. Grapes, Raisins, Dates
Add all or just one of these fruits into your diet to help your body retain calcium and potassium.

9. Dates
Consider adding some dates into your diet the essential mineral boron.

10. Peaches
Peaches are another fruit that contains the mineral boron which helps the body to hold onto calcium. 

11. Almonds, Peanuts, Hazelnuts
Filled with magnesium which is an essential component for bone health consider adding into your diet. 

12. Figs
Packed with calcium figs are especially good for getting calcium.

13. Milk
Drinking at least one cup of milk can provide you with 300 mg of calcium. 

14. Orange Juice
Add calcium-fortified orange juice into your diet to get your vitamin C necessary to rebuild bones. 

15. Pineapple 
Drink a cup of pineapple juice to receive beneficial manganese. A deficiency of manganese is a precursor osteoporosis. Pineapple juice can also prevent dehydration and has anti-inflammatory properties and vitamins essential for healthy digestion. 

16. Oatmeal
Another great source of manganese to add into your diet. 

17. Beans
Another great source for manganese, beans also contain calcium, magnesium, fiber and other nutrients essential for good health. Make sure you soak beans in water for several hours before cooking to reduce the phytate levels in beans that interfere with the body's ability to absorb calcium.  

18. Spinach
Fill with manganese and potassium both of which are needed for strong healthy bones. 

19. Salmon and Sardines
Both are very high in calcium making them a beneficial choice for adding calcium into your diet.  

20. Yogurt
Add some plain white yogurt into your diet for its high content of calcium. 

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Beverages to Avoid! 

Alcoholic Beverages
Drinking more than 3-4 alcoholic drinks a day can lead to bone loss. 

Beverages that contain caffeine may decrease calcium absorption and cause bone loss. 

Coffee or Tea
Drinking more than three cups of coffee a day may interfere with calcium absorption.

Studies suggest that drinking colas may lead to bone loss. 
The caffeine and phosphorous found in colas may be the cause for bone-loss.