Things that are harmful for your bones: Nutritionist suggests

Published on Sep 24, 2022 06:42 PM IST
  • Too much of consumption of animal protein can result in urinary loss of calcium, thereby harming the bones.
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“Calcium is quite a fickle mineral and doesn’t get absorbed easily. With only 20-30% being absorbed of the total ingested calcium, there are certain foods that actually prevent absorption and eventually promote bone loss,” wrote Nutritionist Anjali Mukerjee as she noted down seven things that are harmful for bone strength and bone growth.(Unsplash) View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Sep 24, 2022 06:42 PM IST

“Calcium is quite a fickle mineral and doesn’t get absorbed easily. With only 20-30% being absorbed of the total ingested calcium, there are certain foods that actually prevent absorption and eventually promote bone loss,” wrote Nutritionist Anjali Mukerjee as she noted down seven things that are harmful for bone strength and bone growth.(Unsplash)

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Soft drinks contain phosphoric acid as a preservative. This preservative is known for causing bone loss.(Unsplash) View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Sep 24, 2022 06:42 PM IST

Soft drinks contain phosphoric acid as a preservative. This preservative is known for causing bone loss.(Unsplash)

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Too much of consumption of animal protein can result in urinary loss of calcium, thereby harming the bones.(Unsplash) View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Sep 24, 2022 06:42 PM IST

Too much of consumption of animal protein can result in urinary loss of calcium, thereby harming the bones.(Unsplash)

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Caffeine present in tea and coffee can lead to calcium excretion by the body.(Unsplash) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Caffeine present in tea and coffee can lead to calcium excretion by the body.(Unsplash)

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Nicotine consumption, through smoking and chewing tobacco, can cause negative impacts of calcium absorption.(Unsplash) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Nicotine consumption, through smoking and chewing tobacco, can cause negative impacts of calcium absorption.(Unsplash)

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Consumption of excess salt and sugar also leads to calcium excretion.(Unsplash) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Consumption of excess salt and sugar also leads to calcium excretion.(Unsplash)

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The body frame also matters in case of bone strength. A person with a lower muscle mass can store less calcium for the body.(Unsplash) View Photos in a new improved layout
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The body frame also matters in case of bone strength. A person with a lower muscle mass can store less calcium for the body.(Unsplash)

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A sedentary lifestyle can be harmful for bone strength. A physical exercise such as walking or running can help.(Unsplash) View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Sep 24, 2022 06:42 PM IST

A sedentary lifestyle can be harmful for bone strength. A physical exercise such as walking or running can help.(Unsplash)

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