Care recipient (cr) is losing bone mass and needs tips for strengthening his or her bones

Try: Ask the cr to eat at least one source of calcium at every meal for example cheese or cottage cheese ask the cr to eat at least 100 to 125 grams of one leafy vegetable every day either cooked or uncooked ask the cr to drink two or three glasses of milk in any form to supplement calcium in the diet examples include curd paneer and so on if the cr is overweight he or she can use low calorie milk products limit the cr’s consumption of fat because fat reduces the body’s ability to absorb calcium encourage the cr to sit out in the sun every morning early morning sunlight is good for the production of vitamin d

Materials: Green leafy vegetables sources of calcium

Categories: Medical Physical

Information: n/a

References: Adapted from the internet site www nicehealthtips blogspot com causes symptoms and remedies calcium deficiency by staff writer 2008

Keywords: Bone loss calcium deficiency broken bones diet

*This information is listed as a Tip and is not explicitly medically licensed

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