By Khushi Pal
Published Nov 30, 2023

Hindustan Times
Lifestyle

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5 ways to build strong and healthy bones

To reduce the risk of developing fragile bones, here are 5 lifestyle tips to adopt in your daily routine for stronger and healthier bones.

Get enough vitamin D

Vitamin D is important for the body to absorb calcium and increase bone density. Exposure to the sun is essential to boost vitamin D naturally.

Eat vegetables

Include green vegetables in your diet to boost polyphenols and potassium in the body which helps improve bone mass. 

Practice strength training 

Practising strength training and weight-bearing exercises helps prevent loss of bone mass and builds stronger and healthier bones. 

Have protein-rich food

Have a protein-rich diet by including foods such as eggs and dry fruits to boost bone formation. 

 Consume a calcium-rich diet

Calcium is an essential mineral to improve your bone health as it protects bone structure and builds health. Consume a calcium rich diet including cheese, seeds and milk to boost calcium in your body naturally.