Osteoporosis

Vegetables: Cabbage, carrots, cauliflower, celery, dandelion leaf, parsley, shiitake mushrooms and turnips.

Fruits: Bananas, cherries, figs, lemons, papaya, pineapples, dried plums and raisins.

Herbs: Alfalfa, horsetail, nettle, rosehip, kelp, evening primrose oil, silica, chlorella and spirulina.

*** Starfood: Green vegetables, broccoli, kale, oats, nuts and seeds, seafood and pure yogurt.

Avoid: Alcohol, animal products, saturated fats, salt, red meat, soft drinks, sugar, tobacco, caffeine and dairy products.

What helps:
• The mineral boron can increase calcium absorption by up to 40%.
• It is best to take calcium in the evening.
• Very good to be in the sun to help with vitamin D synthesis
• Food should consist of protein, calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphorus and vitamins A, C, D and F.
• Adequate exercise is necessary to increase body flexibility and calcium absorption.
• Silica tablets (found in Heilsuhúsið), contain a high proportion of calcium and in a convenient form.

 

Vitamins.


Vitamin A: Antioxidants, essential for forming and maintaining tissue activity and contributing to the formation and renewal of new cells.
Lýsi (fish oil), liver, spinach, melon, tomato, green leaves, vegetables, carrots and kale.

Vitamin B12: Activates blood cell proliferation, increases energy and memory, strengthens the nervous system and metabolism.
Bananas, kelp, peanuts, grapefruit, sunflower seeds, yeast, wheat germ, bee pollen, liver and egg.

Vitamin C: Antioxidants, stimulates the immune system, protects against infection, important for collagen formation and connective tissue.
Citrus fruits, strawberries, blackcurrant, green paprika, broccoli, potatoes and oranges.

Vitamin D: Has a major role in calcium absorption.
Eggs, sardines, fish, milk, sprouted seeds, mushrooms, sunflower seeds and tuna.

Vitamin E: Antioxidant, strengthens blood vessals and anti-aging protection, good for skin.
Wheat germ, whole grains, untreated vegetable oil, sunflower seeds, lýsi (fish oil), peanuts and brown rice.

 

Minerals.


Boron: Increases calcium utilization and brain function.
Bee pollen.

Calcium: Bone, dental and nerve strengthening, is involved in muscle formation.
Sardines, salmon, soybeans, almonds, dark leaf vegetables, walnuts, sunflower seeds, millet, sesame seeds and oats.

Magnesium: Important for bone formation.
Apples, figs, lemons, peaches, kale, celery, alfalfa, whole grains, sesame seeds, almonds and brown rice.

Phosphorus: Important for bone formation.
Dairy products, whole grains, nuts and seeds, eggs, fish and dried fruit.

Zinc: Important for calcium absorption and immune system.
Sprouted seeds, wheat germ, pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds, brewers' yeast, green leaves, eggs, onions and nuts.

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