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Natural foods rich in Calcium to Build Healthy Bones

As you age, your bone density starts decreasing.  If not enough bone mass is created or bone loss occurs later in life, you have an increased risk of developing fragile bones that break easily. Consumption of healthy foods and calcium for bones can avoid such issues.

A good lifestyle habit can help you build strong bones and maintain them as you age. Adults over 50 should get 1000-, 200 milligrams of calcium and 400 to 600 IU of vitamin D. Hence, the addition of ayurvedic calcium supplements or calcium-rich foods is a must in one’s diet.

Here are few natural ways to build healthy bones with natural calcium supplements.

Eat Lots of Vegetables

One cup of cooked spinach contains almost 25% of your daily calcium, plus fibre, iron, and vitamin A.

One cup of cooked cabbage contains more than 25% of your daily calciums.

200 gm Cooked broccoli provides more than 25% of your daily calcium and protein and is rich in bone protective antioxidants.

100 gm amaranth in any form.  It is a good source of calciumprotein and amino acids and is rich in iron, magnesium and Vitamin A, B and C.

Amaranth | Natural foods rich in Calcium to Build Healthy Bones

Getting enough protein is important for healthy bones. About 50% of bone is made of protein. Eat minimum 100 gms of any protein food daily.

Lentils

Lentils | Natural foods rich in Calcium to Build Healthy Bones

Mung

Mung | Natural foods rich in Calcium to Build Healthy Bones

Tofu

Tofu | Natural foods rich in Calcium to Build Healthy Bones

Beans

Beans | Natural foods rich in Calcium to Build Healthy Bones

Include Foods High in Magnesium and Zinc

Along with Calcium, Magnesium and Zinc also important for bone health.  a Magnesium and zinc help in converting vitamin D into the active form that promotes calcium absorption to the bones.

Nuts

Nuts like almonds, cashews 20 gm per day or Brazil nuts 2 per day are the powerhouse of essential vitamins, minerals and healthy fats.  Walnuts are the great source of omega – 3 which helps to strengthen bones.

The proven powerful home remedy to take daily:

  • 1 Green ripe Banana
  • ½ glass Pomegranate juice
  • 1 pinch Cardamom Powder
  • Mix very well and take every day after the age of 40 compulsorily.
  • This remedy contains 600 mg calcium and pomegranate is helping to boost metabolism too.  So calcium is converted into bones naturally and faster.

The amazing remedy for pain in knee, hips and back an improve bone density:

Tinospora cordifolia (Rasna) powder                                     1 teaspoon

Boswella serrata (Shallaki) powder                                        1 teaspoon

Cissus quadrangularis (Asthishrunkhala) powder              1 teaspoon

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5 Simple Tips To Fight Obesity

Ayurvedic practitioners have relied on Ayurveda for hundreds of years to deliver treatment for a wide variety of health problems. Obesity is no different. There are several Ayurvedic techniques that can assist weight loss and can help you restore your natural metabolism rate.

Use Honey and Lemon juice

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Honey and Lemon juice can be of great benefits when it comes to weight loss. In order to prepare this mixture, take a glass of warm water and add a tablespoon of honey to it. Then, add one tablespoon lemon juice and mix it well. Drink this juice every morning on an empty stomach.

Use a mixture of lemon juice, black pepper and honey

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This mixture will require you to take a cup of water and then add three tablespoons of lemon juice to it. Stir it well and add a pinch of black pepper to it along with a tablespoon of honey. Mix it well and drink the mixture two times a day for the next two to three months.

Barley water remedy

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This mixture will help you melt those extra fats and eliminate bloating or swelling with this super detox water. Add one tablespoon of barley and two kokum to two cups of water in it. Pressure cook this mixture and filter it. Add one teaspoon cumin powder, one teaspoon fennel powder, half teaspoon ajwain powder, one pinch of asafoetida powder(hing) and half teaspoon dry ginger powder. Mix it well and drink this mixture twice a day.

Fat-free Diet to reduce those extra pounds

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Are you looking out for a diet to reduce those extra pounds? We have all the do’s and dont’s for you. Include lots of vegetables like bottle gourd, white pumpkin, yellow pumpkin, ridge gourd, snake gourd, leafy greens, beans, carrots, cabbage, etc. Include pulses like green mung, yellow mung dal, lentils, red & white millets, barley. Also, have lots of fruits in your diet. Try to avoid wheat, refined flour, sour and fermented food.

Suryanamaskar

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If you are looking for an exercise, which helps you with everything, it is Suryanamashakar. Surya Namaskar helps reduce inches from waist, hips, tummy and thigh. Repeat Suryanamaskar ten times every day and it will go a long way in helping you fight obesity.

The above-mentioned techniques will surely help you lose weight and fight obesity. For best results, one should reduce the intake of excessive sweet and salty food items as they aggravate the obesity problem. Also, refrain in overindulgence in fast foods.

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