Saturday, September 1, 2012

6 Fruits and Vegetables that Assist in Osteoporosis and Bone Disease Prevention

1) Copper: found in nuts, seeds, wheat bran, cereals, and whole grain products.

2) Boron: found in avocado, nuts and prune juice.

3) Iron: found in parsley, carrots, pineapple, and blackberries

4) Silicon: found in root vegetables, cucumbers, and bell peppers.

5) Phosphorous: found in peas, meat, milk and eggs.

6) Vitamin D: found in sunflower seeds, sunflower sprouts, and mushrooms.

Millions of individuals suffer from osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. Osteoarthritis, the most prevalent type of arthritis, most often affects women over the age 45. It causes the cartilage lining the joints to degenerate which results in early morning stiffness, joint pain that gets worse over time, and a gradual loss of joint functions. A lose in mobility in your joints may result from Osteoarthritis.

Rheumatoid Arthritis is a far more serious form of the disease which is characterized by chronic inflammation that affects the joints and the entire body and results in extreme fatigue, stiffness, bone degeneration and deformities which limit range of motion and mobility. Women are more likely than men to suffer from Rheumatoid Arthritis.

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