9 Foods to Eat for Healthy Bones

Add these foods to your diet for healthy bones.

9 Foods to Eat for Healthy Bones

Did you know your diet plays a direct role in bone health? Foods rich in calcium, vitamin D, and magnesium are crucial for strong bones. Fill up your shopping cart with these delicious and nutritious foods and prepare to reap the benefits in no time.

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Turnip Greens

Turnip greens have 200 mg of calcium in just one cup! Whether you prefer to sauté your greens or eat them in a salad, make sure to incorporate plenty of leafy greens into your daily diet.

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Will you ever feel comfortable in your own skin? That is, if you don't make an effort to protect it? Although 64% of adults do report wearing sunscreen when outside for prolonged periods of time, it turns out that only about 10% of people surveyed actually protect themselves daily, according to a recent review.

No matter what your skin tone is, unless you live in a cave with no sunlight, daily protection with either sunscreen, sunblock or protective clothing can not only protect you from developing sunburns (ouch!) but can significantly reduce your risk of developing skin cancer, particularly the deadliest type called melanoma. In addition, for those of you wanting to keep your youthful looks, daily sunscreen has been shown to reduce the development of wrinkles. A great teacher once told me that the best way to not have wrinkles is not to get them in the first place (think of how much money you can save on useless creams that claim to diminish wrinkles).

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