FacebookInstagramTwitterContact

 

BORNEO HOUSING AGENCY: Terrace House in Bengkurong (B$190K, Property Chinese Owned) • Industrial Warehouse in Menglait, Gadong for Rent • Shop house in Gadong (Ground Floor) for Rent • Industrial Shops in Bunut for Sale • Land in Jerudong for Sale • Shop house in Kiulap for Sale (44 years lease, approx 5,000.00 per month rental) • Chempaka Terrace House for Rent (3 bedrooms, B$700.00 per month) • Shop house in Kiarong for Sale (B$380.00) • TEL: +6738732975, +6738839007           >>           Fully furnished office space for rent at Regus Brunei. Call +673-886-2879 or go to www.regus.com.bn           >>           Private Company Urgently Need Houses & Flats for Rent in Bandar Seri Begawan, Kindly Contact the ff. nos. for further information: 242-7623/+673 883-9007           >>           HAPPY EID MUBARAK "Wishing you prosperity and peace on this holy occasion of EID MUBARAK"           >>           Asensio Stars As Real Madrid Stroll Past Barcelona In Spanish Super Cup Win           >>           Home United Beat Brunei DPMM, Move Into Singapore Cup Semis           >>           Rumours Rated: PSG Set To Add Fabinho, Landing Mbappe Unlikely           >>           Why Man City Have Targeted La Liga Newcomers Girona For Loan Moves           >>           Tottenham Have Difficult Decision To Make With Kyle Walker-Peters           >>           Rachel Bloom Reveals How Much She Makes Per Episode Of Crazy Ex-Girlfriend           >>           Top Foods To Avoid With High Blood Pressure           >>           Non-Surgical Treatment For Ovarian Cysts In Ayurveda           >>           WAKE UP, People! Alt-Left And Alt-Right Are Run By The Same Forces… The Goal Is “Divide And Conquer”           >>           Egypt Weighs $4 Billion Eurobond Sale In January, Official Says           >>          

 

SHARE THIS ARTICLE




REACH US


GENERAL INQUIRY

[email protected]

 

ADVERTISING

[email protected]

 

PRESS RELEASE

[email protected]

 

HOTLINE

+673 222-0178 [Office Hour]

+673 223-6740 [Fax]

 



Upcoming Events


Program Peningkatan Personel Kementerian Kebudayaan, Belia dan Sukan dan Jabatan-Jabatan Di Bawahnya
July 24th, 2017 | 08:00 AM


Majlis Pelancaran Filem Komedi Brunei ‘Rina 2’
July 25th, 2017 | 19:45 PM


Majlis Perasmian ‘Fruits of BIMP-EAGA: Culture & Food in Tourism Expo 2017
July 27th, 2017 | 10:15 AM





Prayer Times


The prayer times for Brunei-Muara and Temburong districts. For Tutong add 1 minute and for Belait add 3 minutes.


Imsak

: 04:47AM

Subuh

: 04:57AM

Syuruk

: 06:16AM

Doha

: 06:39AM

Zohor

: 12:25PM

Asar

: 03:40PM

Maghrib

: 06:33PM

Isyak

: 07:44PM

 



The Business Directory


 

 



Health


  Home > Health


Women’s Health and Weight Loss: Lose Weight to Fight Osteoporosis


 


 January 10th, 2017  |  09:20 AM  |   744 views

NaturalNews.com

 

Exercise and Bones

 

It is a well-known fact that exercise and weight loss make you both look and feel better. Another bit of common knowledge is that to lose weight, control your diet, and exercise regularly gives you a healthier heart.

 

In addition to the previously mentioned benefits of proper diet and exercise are several other very specific health benefits of having a regular exercise and weight loss program.

 

One additional health benefits of exercise and weight loss activities is guarding against osteoporosis, the disease that makes the bones weak and brittle with age (1).

 

Weight-bearing activities like walking, elliptical machine, and jogging, have been shown to strengthen the skeletal system and lower the risk of the development of this very debilitating disease.

 

The primary reason for this is that exercises that force the body to bear weight make the bones denser over time as opposed to a sedentary lifestyle, in which the bones get weaker and more brittle due to a lack of force placed against them.

 

In women, the low estrogen levels that often accompany menopause and/or very sporadic menstruation make the problem even worse as the bones lose a lot of their mineral content and weaken accordingly.

 

In addition, such activities that many take part in to either lose weight or maintain an already healthy body composition have also been shown to aid in preventing further development of the disease for those who have already been diagnosed and have received clearance from their doctor.

 

Calcium and bones

 

So, in addition to exercise and hormonal factors, a woman’s diet is extremely important in guarding off this very debilitating condition.

 

One of the reason why we do not recommend most traditional diet plans and programs is because the over-restrictive eating guidelines often eliminate or seriously limit the consumption of some very necessary vitamins and minerals that keep the body healthy and strong.

 

The most important time to get an appropriate amount of calcium is between the ages of 14 and 24, when peak bone mass is obtained.  Then after that bone continues to develop until about age 35 to 40, at which time the bone mass that a woman has will strongly determine how much at risk she may be for bone fractures in her later years.

 

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) recommends that women intake 1,000 mg (1g) of calcium daily, and then increase their daily dosage to 1,500 mg (1.5g) post menopause (2).

 

Sadly, only an estimated 25% of women in any age group consume the recommended daily amount of calcium to guard against osteoporosis. And when they go on diets and weight loss programs, they tend to consume even less. The best sources of easily assimilated calcium are raw milk and bone broth.

 

 

 

Iron and Bones

Finally, one of the biggest weaknesses of the traditional commercial diet is the lack of iron that exists in its stringent and often excessively limited eating guidelines (3). In order to lose weight, many unsuspecting women get bamboozled into taking part in weight loss programs that cut out many of the nutrients that they need. Iron is one of the primary casualties of such diets and weight loss plans.

 

The plot thickens for women in particular due to the fact that their bodies regularly lose iron during menstruation.  Therefore, eating a low-calorie, low-iron diet in an effort to lose weight only makes the problem more severe.

 

It is generally suggested that women supplement their diets with an iron supplement such as either Ferrofood or Iron-Fe Max from Standard Process. This is particularly important during periods of heavy exercise and training that are typical aspects of any weight loss program or general effort to lose weight even when a special program is not in use.

 

One thing to be on guard for, however, is excessive iron supplementation by iron-deficient (non-anemic) women.   There is a disorder known as hemosiderosis which results from large deposits of iron made in the liver that causes a glitch in the proper metabolism of the iron itself. Avoiding prolonged large doses will eliminate the risk of this particular disorder. Supervision by a trained and experienced holistic doctor is recommended.

 

Below are a few recommendations from the American Council on Exercise (ACE) that will help you to make sure you get the adequate amount of iron intake in your daily diet, whether on a program to lose weight or not:

 

Eat foods with a high vitamin C content with all meals. Vitamin C aids in the absorption of iron. (examples: salsa; chili peppers; oranges)

 

Include dark meat chick and/or turkey in the training diet. Both of these are rich in iron.

 

Vegetable proteins such as split pea soup or chili beans with lean meat help the iron in those meats to properly absorb

 


 

Source:
courtesy of NATURALNEWS

by Dr. Serge Gregoire

 

If you have any stories or news that you would like to share with the global online community, please feel free to share it with us by contacting us directly at [email protected]

 

Related News


119 Flood Victims In Kimanis Allowed To Return Home

 2017-08-17 08:35:22

Philippine Drug War Sees 'Bloodiest Night' Of Deaths

 2017-08-17 08:50:44

Egypt Weighs $4 Billion Eurobond Sale In January, Official Says

 2017-08-17 10:17:56