According to the researchers, a comparison was made on the effects on children who took the normal school physical education (PE) classes with children who had intense exercise on the timetable for two hours a week. As per the findings of the study, the children's bone density increased by a whole 45 per cent compared to the control group.
The study also showed that bone density in the ball-game group rose by seven per cent in the legs and by three per cent in the body as a whole, giving a real boost to bone health. To have healthy bones and muscles, it is very essential to have a diet rich in various nutrients. Here is a list of 5 foods that may help you get stronger bones and muscles.
Yogurt is an excellent source of vitamin D and calcium which can improve the overall bone health to a considerable extent.
When it comes to calcium-rich foods, milk top the charts. You can easily get your daily dose of calcium by having an eight-ounce glass of fat-free milk.
Apart from being delicious, salmon is quite healthy too as it is naturally high in both calcium and vitamin D. You can enjoy it in the form of a salad as well.
Almonds are extremely rich in protein and quite low in carbohydrates. Having a just small handful of almonds daily can make a lot of difference.
With Inputs From PTI
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