Nutrition's Impact on the Skeletal System

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The Skeletal System
Why Are Bones Important to the Body? If you are not eating calcium-rich foods, it will take it from your bones. Calcium helps your nerves, muscles and heart function properly and is a major component of your bone and teeth to help form their structure. Is Phosphorus in Soda Bad for You? Wear your seat belt when driving and a helmet when using a motorcycle. Working with muscles, the skeletal system assists in movement.

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How to Keep Your Skeletal System Healthy

Building muscle increases bone density to build healthy bones and prevent osteoporosis. You don't necessarily need weights or equipment to build muscle. Pushups, squats and planks strengthen muscles over most of the body. As you get stronger, using dumbbells increases the resistance to maintain your strength.

Avoid smoking and drinking. Discuss potential side effects of medication with your doctor. Some medicines can weaken bones and increase your risk of osteoporosis.

Your doctor will be able to prescribe bone-boosting medication if needed. Wear your seat belt when driving and a helmet when using a motorcycle. Use headgear when engaged in sports that could lead to brain damage such as football, in-line skating, bicycling and horseback riding.

Leslie Truex has been telecommuting and freelancing since She has been an Aerobics and Fitness Association of America certified fitness instructor since How to Prevent Weight Loss. A Coated Tongue From Antibiotics. Step 1 Eat calcium-rich foods. Step 2 Eat foods with vitamin D to assist in calcium absorption. Step 3 Perform at least 30 minutes of weight-bearing exercise at least twice a week. Step 4 Avoid smoking and drinking. Copy code to clipboard.

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Transcript of How do different diets impact the skeletal system Why a healthy diet is important for the skeletal system and how it impacts it. Testosterone High essential minerals for a healthy skeletal system. A diet high in essential minerals will strengthen your skeleton.

As we have learned in class, the two most important minerals for your skeletal system are phosphorus and calcium, but you may be wondering why is this? And where do these minerals come from. Calcium Calcium is substance that is important for people to have strong and healthy bones and is really important for your bones.

Calcium helps your nerves, muscles and heart function properly and is a major component of your bone and teeth to help form their structure. Calcium rich foods such as black eye peas, kelp and oranges are foods that should be in our diets. Vitamin K helps keep your calcium levels balanced, so it is also important to eat foods high in vitamin K such as leafy greens and broccoli.

Testosterone Not only your diet impacts your skeletal system, your hormones do as well. In order to have a healthy skeletal system you want to have healthy hormonal levels as well.

Testosterone is a vital muscle building hormone that is affected best through a low fat diet and omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids. How do different diets impact the skeletal system??? By Taylor, cara and Brianna A decrease in your testosterone levels will cause your ability to build muscle to be at risk.

A lack of testosterone also causes your skeletals system ability to maintain muscle it already has to decrease as well. You can find these fatty acids in fish oil pills, seeds, and nuts. Its really important to have phosphorus in a healthy diet because phosphorus is the major structural component for your bones in the skeletal system. Phosphorus is easier for us to have in our diet since it is a primary mineral used for fertilization in the U.

Zinc Zinc plays a big role in bone growth, and bone density. With the help of zinc, many enzymes in our body are able to function properly, such as alkaline which help osteoblasts contribute to the bone-building work in our skeletal system. How an unhealthy diet impacts a skeletal system.

Effect of consuming tobacco in ones diet Smoking is not only effective on the lungs but also has a huge impact on the skeletal system. Smokers will not develop maximum bone loss, the amount of bone tissue in the skeleton. At this point, bones have reached their maximum density. They end up with a smaller skeleton and less bone mass compared to non smokers. Salt Intake A diet full of foods that are high in salt such as pizza, burritos, and french fries are really bad for your skeletal system.

This increase of salt in one's diet heightens your loss of calcium. This calcium is lost through your urinary system. This causes the bones to have a higher risk of osteoporosis.

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