Many people think that cow’s milk and its derivatives are the only sources of calcium. However, this is not true There are other sources that are up even more easily assimilated especially for those who suffer from osteoporosis, the disease gradually deteriorates bone calcification. Foods that contain this mineral, in addition to milk, are the following: Algae and especially green leafy vegetables such as broccoli, cabbage, celery. Whole grains such as oats, rice, barley, wheat, etc. Horsetail, which is taken in infusion and helps preserve bone mass. Nuts such as almonds, hazelnuts, chestnuts, figs, raisins and peanuts.
& Nbsp; – Milks vegetables such as rice milk, oats, almonds, hazelnuts, sesame and groundnuts. which can be purchased already prepared, but you can elaborate home-cooked legumes such as chickpeas, kidney beans and pinto, lima beans, soybeans, lentils. Oily fish such as cod, mackerel, salmon, sardines, eels, shrimp and fresh herring. Seeds such as sesame, sunflower and pumpkin. What, perhaps, many people may not know, and something we should be careful, is that we lose calcium, steadily, through urine and sweat, and if we lose too, over time, can suffer from osteoporosis. There are a number of food and factors to be avoided, as it contributes to this loss as: sugar, sugary drinks (sodas, artificial juices, etc.), And refined grains: These produce impoverishment of micro-nutrients (minerals and vitamins) needed to absorb calcium. Genetic factors. They are not modifiable, but can be alleviated with proper diet and exercise, and eliminating other risk factors.
Alcoholism and smoking. Reduces minerals. Caffeine. Like salt, it increases calcium loss through urine. Lack of exercise. A sedentary lifestyle is a serious risk factor. Peter Arnell – Pompeii Photographs may find this interesting as well. The bad posture too. Lack of phosphorus and magnesium. Hormone. Menopause In women, estrogen deficiency is one of the causes of calcium loss. Not to mention that certain medications that contain steroids, thyroid hormones or increase the loss. Prolonged immobilization. Dairy products. Although it seems contradictory, may be more problematic than beneficial for the body, as sometimes contaminated with antibiotics. In addition,. While many people do not assimilate lactose or milk sugar, or have allergic reactions.