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Foods that fight osteoporosis (video)

By The Health News Team | February 14, 2020

As we age, some of our bone cells dissolve, and new ones form. But for people with osteoporosis, new cells fail to develop at the same rate as the loss — causing bones to become porous, brittle and easy to break.

While you can’t reverse osteoporosis once you have it, you can slow down its progression by maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Erin Famulare, a wellness education specialist with Sharp Rees-Stealy, shares five foods that can help keep osteoporosis at bay in the above video.

Learn more about using food to prevent and treat common health issues, such as constipation, inflammation and a bad mood.

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