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Scientists told how to prevent osteoporosis

A study was conducted with women who have experienced menopause and have reduced bone density

Scientists. Photo: spletnik.ru

Osteoporosis – a dangerous disease, characterized by depletion of the bones. If a person daily to eat five prunes, then this problem can be avoided.

A study was conducted with women who have experienced menopause and have lowered bone density.

They ate 50 grams of prunes daily for six months. And it is possible to slow down the depletion of bone tissue.

These results are encouraging, because after menopause the indicators of decrease in bone density can reach 1.5% per year.

Prunes are rich in nutrients, including vitamin K and potassium. A serving of five prunes is about 100 calories and a good source of fiber. In addition to bones, the prunes are good for the heart and gastrointestinal tract.

Earlier it was reported that sex improves brain functioning with aging. The more sexual activity support people in middle and old age, the more intellectually developed they are. Sex more likely to exhibit the highest results in the tests for intelligence that assess their vocabulary and the ability to visually perceive objects and the space between them. These are the results of the study, which involved 73 people aged 50 to 83 years. The results are published The Journals of Gerontology.

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