Bone & Joint Health
Strong bones and joints are the cornerstone of a healthy you. They can keep your body fit, strong and active so you can enjoy your life without the aches and pains.
The importance of bone and joint health
Your bones and joints are important parts of the body. Without them, you wouldn’t be able to do some of the everyday tasks we all take for granted, like sitting down, standing up, walking, running, lifting or carrying.
Your bones and joints grow and change throughout your life, as your body develops and ages.
So, the stronger your bones and joints, the better. They can help you to ward off injury, avoid general aches and pains and do physical tasks quicker and easier.
However, maintaining good bone and joint health can be tricky, particularly as you get older. Poor bone health can cause conditions such as rickets and osteoporosis and increase the risk of breaking a bone from a fall later in life. So, looking after your bones and joints now will stand you in good stead.
Why do I need strong bones and joints?
A healthy, balanced diet will help you to build strong bones and joints from an early age and maintain them throughout your life. Plenty of physical activity will help you to strengthen your bones and joints and make your body less susceptible to injury. Calcium will also help you to strengthen your bones, while Vitamin D can help your body absorb the Calcium it needs for healthy bone and joint development.
Eating the right combination of Calcium and Vitamin D has other benefits too. This can help to boost your immune system, improve your energy levels and help reduce muscle fatigue, to aid your recovery after exercise.
How do I improve my bone and joint strength?
There are several things you can do to develop and maintain strong and healthy bones. Physical activity is key, but so is your diet. Fatty fish, dark leafy greens and dairy products like yoghurt, milk and cheese are great ways of getting extra Calcium and Vitamin D into your diet. Spending lots of time outdoors in the sunshine – provided you wear a hat and sun cream, of course – can also provide a natural boost to your Vitamin D levels.
However, if you are concerned that your diet is not providing enough of the nutrients your body needs for healthy bone and joint development, why not give Lily & Loaf a try?
Our range of natural, nutritional supplements for adults are a good way of complementing your diet
to help enhance your overall health and wellbeing.
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