Not just a constipation cure, but the vitamin K, copper and boron in prunes also help prevent osteoporosis! In one study, women who ate about two handfuls daily saw a 57% turnaround in age-related bone loss within three months! My own response to this is just pondering - TWO HANDFULS!!!! DAILY???(smiling) Plan to spend a lot of time in the restroom. But I guess it's worth it for stronger bones.
May 9 issue of Woman's Day magazine.
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Many studies have said that sufficient levels of Vitamin D are required to absorb calcium, Vitamin D also help to treats psoriasis, prevents osteoporosis and breast cancer.
Vitamin D is produced by skin when it gets exposed to UV radiation from natural sunlight. Its difficult to get adequate Vitamin D from our diet. So to prevent Vitamin D deficiency at least 10 minutes of sun exposure is enough. The best time of sun exposure should be midday between 10am-2 pm.
Magnesium protects us against heart disease, lowering blood pressure, protecting against diabetes preventing the recurrence of kidney stones and improving the symptoms of chronic fatigue syndrome. Magnesium supplements also strengthen muscles and work with calcium to ensure strong bones and protect against osteoporosis. If taken along with a diet rich in magnesium sources, they can protect against a range of illnesses. Magnesium and calcium should really be taken together.Consult your doc!
Food that contain magnesium including whole grains, nuts, seeds and legumes.
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