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Bone Health Dietary Suggestions

The following are foods high in calcium and other nutrients that can help increase bone density:

 

 


Leafy Greens -
including collard greens, kale, bok choy, and broccoli.
Contain Calcium, Magnesium, Vitamins A & C.

Legumes -  including soybeans, peas, pinto beans, black beans, chickpeas, and lentils
Good source of Calcium, Magnesium and Protein.

Sesame Seeds and other Seeds--especially when those seeds are crushed first (as in Tahini).
Contain high levels of Calcium, Vitamins D & K, and Omega 3 fatty acids.

Nuts - Contain important nutrients such as Omega fatty acids which increase calcium absorption,
and improve bone strength.

Dried Plums -  Most recent studies have suggested that eating dried plums help support healthy bones
and may even promote attainment of peak bone mass.

Tofu - One half cup of tofu provides 800 mg of Calcium.

 

 

 

*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and  Drug Administration. The information and products on this site are not intended to diagnose, treat cure, or prevent any diseases.
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