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How to make bones stronger without supplements?

How to make bones stronger without supplements?

Exercise and diet: Stressing the bone with exercise will strengthen the bone. A well balanced diet will keep bone structure intact as long as there are no other metabolic problems. ...Read more

Dr. Randy Baker
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Supplements (Definition)

A dietary supplement, also known as food supplement or nutritional supplement, is a preparation intended to supplement the diet and provide nutrients, such as vitamins, minerals, fiber, fatty acids, or amino acids, that may be missing or may not be consumed in sufficient quantities in a person's diet. Some countries define dietary supplements as foods, while ...Read more


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How to get stronger and healthier bones with little budget for supplements?

How to get stronger and healthier bones with little budget for supplements?

Diet, exercise: Bones grow in response to the stress place upon them. You need to walk, walk and walk. And do exercise routines that are readily found on line. Your diet should be rich in calcium, add vitamin d, and eat a low fat, broad range diet. Most should depend upon these facts for their bone health and not rely on supplements anyway. ...Read more

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Are calcium supplement and candies effective to build strong bones?

Only calcium: A growing child needs calcium, phosphorus and vitamin d to buiold strong bones. Candy causes cavities in teeth. ...Read more

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Is milk good for strong bones or should i. Take a vitamine d and calcium supplement?

Is milk good for strong bones or should i. Take a vitamine d and calcium supplement?

Yes and No: Milk is a good source of calcium and vitamin-d. But milk also has saturated fat in it, which is harmful. So drink mild but not regular one, use low fat milk especially if you are overweight(but you can drink regular milk if your are skinny). ...Read more

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In what way can I replace calcium supplements to maintain strong bones and teeth if i don't drink milk very much?

In what way can I replace calcium supplements to maintain strong bones and teeth if i don't drink milk very much?

Yes and no: Yes for bones, no for teeth. Discuss this issue with your own physician regarding need and amount. Once teeth are formed and erupted, calcium supplements have absolutely no effect on tooth enamel and strength. ...Read more

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What is the best supplement for weak bones?

Calcium and vitamin : Osteopenia or osteoporosis, "weak bones" , can be helped with the correct amount of calcium 1200 to 1500 mg daily, total, including what is in the diet , and vitamin 800-1000iu daily, and regular weight bearing exercise. ...Read more

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What supplements promote bone fusion growth?

What supplements promote bone fusion growth?

None known: I am not aware of any supplements that have been specifically shown to promote bone fusion growth. You do need, of course, protein and calcium and vit d for bony healing, but these can be obtained from a good diet as well as sunlight. More important is to avoid or control factors that inhibit bone healing, such as smoking, diabetes, and nsaids (i.e. Ibuprofen, aleve). ...Read more

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How does stopping taking estrogen supplements affect bone density?

How does stopping taking estrogen supplements affect bone density?

Can cause decrease: Stopping estrogen will make bone loss occur at a faster rate. It will be important to take in adequate amounts of calcium and vitamin d. Exercise is also important for bone health. Avoid smoking which can increase bone loss, too. ...Read more

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Should I take glucosamine supplement for bone injuries like, stress changes to the bone?

Should I take glucosamine supplement for bone injuries like, stress changes to the bone?

Not really for bone: Glucosamine is a component of joint cartilage and some studies have shown natural anti-inflammatory effects and lessened joint pains due to this and other supplements. It may even have some healing effects for cartilage injury. Stress injuries to the bone and decreased bone density have more to do with bone mineralization (calcium and phosphate) and wouldn't be affected directly by glucosamine. ...Read more

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Bone (Definition)

Bone is a living growing tissue made mostly of collagen (protein that provides soft framework) & the mineral calcium phosphate that adds strength & hardens the framework. Two types of bone are found in the body; cortical (dense compact outer layer) & trabecular (makes up inner layer, ...Read more