Ensure – Nutrition to Stay Strong and Active

Help Build Bones

Bones In our body are regularly being broken down and rebuilt in small amounts.1 Upto the age of 30, our bones normally reach peak bone mass and the body creates new bone faster. However, after age 30, the bone building balance naturally shifts and bone loss begins2. Also, evidence shows that 50 million people in India are either osteoporotic or have low bone mass3


The main constituents of bones are calcium and phosphorus, apart from other nutrients like protein, magnesium, copper, zinc, vitamin B, vitamin K4 :

The main constituents of bones are calcium and phosphorus, apart from other nutrients like protein, magnesium, copper, zinc, vitamin B, vitamin K4 :

Ensure contains nutrients like Calcium, Phosphorus, Magnesium, Vitamin D and Vitamin K

References:

  1. Mayo Clinic. Bone health: Tips to keep your bones healthy. Available at http://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-lifestyle/adult-health/in-depth/bone-health/art-20045060. Accessed on Sep 29, 2016
  2. National Seminar on Importance of Nutrition for Bone Health (India)-Conclusions and Recommendations. Available at http://www.ilsi-india.org/PDF/Conf.%20recommendations/Nutrition/Nutrition%20and%20%20Bone%20Health.pdf(PDF 72KB). Accessed on Sep 29, 2016
  3. Overmyer L. 10 Ways to Build Healthy Bones (and Keep Them Strong). Available at http://healthland.time.com/2012/10/09/10-ways-to-build-healthy-bones-and-keep-them-strong/. Accessed on Sep 29, 2016.
  4. AAOS. Calcium, Nutrition, and Bone Health. Available at http://orthoinfo.aaos.org/topic.cfm?topic=A00317.
  5. International Osteoporosis Foundation : https://www.iofbonehealth.org/news/vitamin-k-may-be-good-for-your-bone-health
  6. NIH-NIAMS. Why Does Bone Health Matter? Available at http://www.niams.nih.gov/Health_info/Bone_Health/default.asp. Accessed on Sep 29, 2016