Health: Osteoporosis & Arthritis (Gout)

Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is one of the most common diseases to get as people get older and it occurs due to a lack of calcium throughout their lives. This disease will cause bones to become more brittle, making it prone to fractures. However, this disease isn’t diagnosed easily and it only becomes prominent when you start breaking a bone. Examples include reduction in height, back pain and slouched posture.

Since it’s not easy to hit the recommended daily intake of calcium per day [1,000 milligrams (mg) daily], calcium supplements have had a positive response in the market. These supplements are made with either calcium carbonate/citrate, with calcium carbonate having the highest % for calcium (40% elemental calcium) and calcium citrate being the easiest to absorb (can be consumed on an empty stomach and having 21% elemental calcium). The supplements are meant to be consumed orally, as per the recommendation on the manufacturing label.

The downside of consuming calcium supplements is the fact you need to couple it with vitamin D to help the body absorb calcium as it can only absorb 500mg at a time. At the same time, if you have hypercalcemia (excess calcium in your blood), it is not recommended either. Calcium supplements do cause certain side effects at times, such as bloating, gas and even constipation, so please consult a doctor before adding any supplements in your diet.

If possible, try to consume calcium from food sources such as dairy products (milk, yogurt), vegetables (broccoli), fish (salmon) and some calcium-fortified foods such as cereal and soy products.

Soygreen 巧绿

SoyGreen contains soy, which is a source of plant-based protein. Adequate protein intake is very important when on a low-calorie diet because it helps prevent muscle loss. Muscle burns more calories than fat does.

SoyGreen rich in plant protein, calcium, iron, folic acid, fibre, antioxidants, trace elements, and a wide variety of phytochemical. It is the perfect meal replacement for weight management as it is high nutrition and low calories.


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Arthritis is very common in the elderly, but let’s deep dive into one of the most painful forms of arthritis, which is called gout and how you can prevent this from happening to you.

Berrybeat 心欢

Berrybeat is a beverage specially designed to nourish the liver & heart. It is rich in Antioxidants which protect & enhance your liver and heart functions.

BerryBeat also boosts your immune system, it strengthens the body’s detoxification system & improves metabolism by dissolving & breaking down the excess fats in your body.

Ingredients:
Hawthorn, Blueberry, Raspberry, Cranberry

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