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Groceries to Promote Bone Boost for Spine Health El Paso, TX.

Foods we eat can help prevent spinal fractures, osteoporosis, along with other bone issues. Most of us struggle to get the proper amount of calcium and vitamin D into our diets even though magnesium is found in a variety of foods like green vegetables, oatmeal, nuts and seeds, meat, poultry, seafood, and legumes. 

The spine is constantly in a state of change as your metabolism breaks down, replaces and rebuilds bone. The nutrition your bones need is always changing, as well as the body as it acquires stored bone minerals for other purposes and replaces them with a fresh supply from what you eat.

The best way to keep your bones strong and pain-free is by eating a healthy diet rich in calcium, vitamin D, and magnesium. That means going beyond the dairy aisle when looking for bone-boosting foods. There are plenty of healthy options scattered all throughout the grocery store. Here are some tips on what you might want to consider buying the next time you’re at the market.

 

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Here is a list of foods rich in calcium and vitamin D to start adding to your grocery list. Note: Always check nutrition labels. Fortified products, like plant-based:

  • Kinds of milk
  • Cereals
  • Juices with added calcium or vitamin D, are not included.

But they can be a great addition to your diet as an added assurance that you’re hitting the proper nutritional goals.

Produce/Plant-Based Protein

Fruits, veggies, and plant-based proteins are always a good choice but here are a few that pack more bone nutrients.

  • One cup of shredded Bok Choy equals 74mg of calcium.
  • Two cups of raw  Broccoli equals 86mg of calcium.
  • One cup of cooked Collard greens equals 268mg of calcium.
  • A half-cup of raw Cress equals 188mg of calcium.
  • One cup of Edamame equals 98mg of calcium.
  • One cup of raw Kale equals 101mg of calcium.
  • One cup of Okra equals 82mg of calcium.
  • One good size Orange equals 74mg of calcium.
  • A half-cup of raw Rhubarb equals 103mg of calcium.
  • A half-cup of Tofu equals 434mg of calcium.

 

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Seafood

Fresh seafood offers some great options to get vitamin D.

  • Three ounces of cooked Mackerel equals 300-500 IU  of vitamin D.
  • Three ounces of cooked Salmon equals 400-500 IU of vitamin D.

 

Packaged Foods

Foods like nuts, seeds, and canned goods, can help stretch your food dollar and be a nutritious option.

  • One ounce of Almonds equals 75mg of calcium.
  • A half-cup or three ounces of Canned salmon can equal 290mg of calcium or 400-475 IU’s of vitamin D.
  • Three ounces of Canned sardines equals anywhere from 325-400mg of calcium or 150-250 IU’s of vitamin D.
  • One ounce of Chia seeds equals 179mg of calcium.
  • A half-cup of dried Figs equals 121mg of calcium.
  • One tablespoon of Poppy seeds equals 127mg of calcium.
  • One tablespoon of Sesame seeds equals 88mg of calcium.
  • A half-cup of White beans equals 63mg of calcium.

 

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Dairy

Dairy sources have more calcium with each serving than any other food. Here are a few to help you reach your daily nutrient amount to keep your bones strong for years.

  • One slice or a half-ounce of Cheese equals150-270mg of calcium.
  • One large Egg equals 44 IU of vitamin D.
  • A half-cup of Frozen yogurt equals 80-110mg of calcium.
  • A half-cup of Ice cream equals 80-110mg of calcium.
  • One cup of Low-fat yogurt equals 350-400mg of calcium.
  • One cup of Milk equals 250-300mg of calcium.
  • A half-cup of Pudding equals 55-140mg of calcium.

 

Vitamins/Supplements

Eating a well-balanced diet gives you all the nutrients your bones need. Sometimes you need a calcium supplement to fill in the gaps. Learn more about whether a supplement may be right for you by talking to your doctor, chiropractor, health coach, dietician.

 

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Keep Your Spine Healthy

A healthy diet that’s rich in multiple nutrients will maintain your spinal bone health and overall health.

As part of our Acute Injury Treatment & Rehabilitation Practice, we are presently offering detailed Institute For Functional Medicine® Collaborative Assessment Programs focused on Integrative Treatment Protocols. We completely evaluate personal history, current nutrition, activity behaviors, environmental exposures to toxic elements, psychological and emotional factors, in tandem with your genetics.

Our purpose with these high-level assessments is to understand the root cause of chronic disorders and to treat the person holistically.  Integrative Personalized Medicine is the future of healthcare and we are very proud to bring it to all our patients.  Our online Functional Medicine Health Assessment Questionnaire has given insights into our patients’ present Functional Health.

We personally welcome all present and future patients to Functional Medicine and its modern Functional Medicine Living Matrix treatment approaches.

Our team has taken great pride in bringing our families and injured patients only clinically proved treatment protocols.  By teaching complete holistic wellness as a lifestyle, we also change not only our patient’s lives but their families as well.  We do this so that we may reach as many El Pasoans who need us, no matter the affordability issues.


 

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Having healthy body composition means there needs to be more lean body mass i.emuscle mass and less body fat. Strength training/CrossFit helps by raising the metabolic rate while lowering body fat. The increased muscle strength helps maintain correct posture and body mechanics in whatever you do.

Physical activity reduces the chance of injury while increasing physical performance like being able to climb stairs or carry groceries with much-added ease and confidence.

 

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We use Specialized Chiropractic Protocols, Wellness Programs, Functional & Integrative Nutrition, Agility & Mobility Fitness Training and Rehabilitation Systems for all ages.

As an extension to effective rehabilitation, we too offer our patients, disabled veterans, athletes, young and elder a diverse portfolio of strength equipment, high-performance exercises and advanced agility treatment options. We have teamed up with the cities premier doctors, therapist and trainers to provide high-level competitive athletes the possibilities to push themselves to their highest abilities within our facilities.

We’ve been blessed to use our methods with thousands of El Pasoans over the last three decades allowing us to restore our patients’ health and fitness while implementing researched non-surgical methods and functional wellness programs.

Our programs are natural and use the body’s ability to achieve specific measured goals, rather than introducing harmful chemicals, controversial hormone replacement, un-wanted surgeries, or addictive drugs. We want you to live a functional life that is fulfilled with more energy, a positive attitude, better sleep, and less pain. Our goal is to ultimately empower our patients to maintain the healthiest way of living.

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