Best Foods For Bone And Joint Health

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Having strong bones and joints is an important aspect of your overall health. However, as many as three out of four Americans have vitamin D deficiency. Vitamin D is important because it plays a big role in building strong bones. Another essential bone-building nutrient is calcium. Here are five of the best foods for bone and joint health:

Yogurt

Yogurt is a calcium rich food that you should include in your diet. An 8-ounce serving of yogurt packs 400mg of calcium. Moreover, yogurt is protein-rich and has plenty of good gut bacteria. It is advisable to go for non-fat yogurt because it is healthier (does not increase risk of adding excess fat).

Calcium fortified cereals

Calcium fortified cereals should be part of your diet as well. You can get as much as 600mg of calcium by taking calcium-fortified cereals plus a cup of milk every morning. This will give you…

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