Here Are The Reasons Why You Need to Pay Attention to Bone Health All Your Life
It’s not just women who need to take care of their bone health, it’s everybody. Period. Bones play a vital role in the body, right from providing structure, supporting the muscles, storing calcium, protecting vital internal organs, to encouraging body movements, among other things. If all these reasons aren’t enough to take care of your bones at every stage of your life, then we don’t know what is. In this blog, we shall look in depth at the three reasons why one needs to pay special attention all their life. Let’s begin.
Why is Bone Health Important?
Throughout these stages, our bones are continuously undergoing a change. When one is younger, the body is able to make new bones faster than the rate at which the old ones disintegrate, and the bone mass is thus likely to increase. Most people are said to reach their peak bone health by the age of 30, especially women. And even though bone modelling persists to occur, we end up losing a tad bit more bone mass than we gain, breaking the balance between the two elements completely and increasing the chances of diseases like osteoporosis, arthritis, and others.
That is why bone health is something one should pay attention to throughout one’s life. No matter what your age- 16 or 60, it’s important that you take care of your health by eating right, exercising regularly and ensuring your vitamin D and calcium levels are within a healthy range as they ensure strong bones with minimal loss.
Apart from this, the following points are reasons behind why it’s necessary to maintain healthy bones all throughout one’s life:
● Bones act as a pillar of support for our body's framework & protect vital organs
The skeleton, which provides a rigid framework to support and protect the soft and delicate internal organs in our body, is nothing but bones.This is the basis on which your entire body stands and is held together. It also acts as a storage site for minerals and provides marrow, which plays an essential role in the development and storage of blood cells.
● Bones help storing minerals like calcium and phosphorous
The bones store about 99% of the body's calcium and 85% of the phosphorus. The bones store these minerals in its matrix and they are vital for the strength of the bone. If the body doesn't get enough calcium and vitamin D to support important functions, the body then starts to use up these minerals that are stored in the bones or bone tissue. And this is what is known as losing bone mass. This phenomenon causes the inside of the bones to weaken and turn porous, which if neglected for a long period of time can result in osteoporosis.
● Bones support the muscles for locomotion
The skeletal muscles are primarily in charge of the movement and locomotion in the human body. The skeletal muscles are the ones that link your bones and push you to perform a wide range of movements and functions. The muscles and bones support each other in carrying about all your daily tasks and in moving from one place to another.
So what is the best way to improve your bone health?
While you can always consume foods rich in nutrients like calcium, vitamin D and phosphorus like milk and milk products, tofu, soybeans, green leafy vegetables, fishes such as anchovies, pilchards, and sardines, and nuts, among other things, it’s best to take supplements after a certain age that will help you with your bone health. And that’s why we present to you Wellbeing Nutrition’s newest product- Slow for Bone Health.
Slow Bone Health, which is a time-conscious supplement in MCT oil to gently enhance mobility. This supplement comes in the form of capsules that contain :
● Resveratrol (100 mg)
● Hyaluronic acid (40 mg)
● MCT Oil (400 mg)
● Undenatured Type II Collagen (40 mg)
All the aforementioned nutrients are encapsulated in a capsule format to ensure that it’s all consumed in one dose, avoiding any possible interaction between the ingredients. It is designed in a way that easily provides vitamins and minerals beneficial for bone health, which is otherwise absent from your regular diet. The collagen present in the capsule helps form the structural matrix of joints that help provide strength and elasticity, while hyaluronic acid helps in the growth and development of the bone cartilage. Lastly, resveratrol prevents loss of bone mineral density.
Bone health is important and needs to be taken care of at every stage of life. With age, one experiences loss of bone mass, which could result in osteoporosis in the long run, if not taken care of. One in 2 women and one in 4 men fracture their bones due to osteoporosis. However, those who are incredibly vulnerable to bone loss include the ones who exercise regularly and extensively, menopausal women, people with lifestyle disorders that affect their joints, and those with subliminal to acute joint pain. Take one capsule of Slow Bone Health daily any time during the day or post a meal for 60 days to start seeing results.
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