According to the study of 115 18- and 19-year-old women, shows that excess body fats contribute to poor bone health. In the study, researchers did a bone scans of women with normal body fat (less than 32%) and high body fat (greater than 32%). As a result, women with high body fat have weaker bones around 8 to 9 percent than those with normal body fat.
Here are some tips from Dr. Mercola Natural Health Newsletter on how to lose weight and strengthen bones:
- Eat more vegetables
- Exercise regularly
- Increase the intake of omega 3 fats
- Have enough exposure to the sun
- Make sure you get enough Vitamin K
- Get the right kind of calcium. Best source of calcium is non pasteurized milk.
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