Strong bones are essential for overall health and can help prevent stress fractures in athletes and conditions like osteoporosis as we age. There are many key nutrients and foods that promote bone health that you will find in these delicious California Prune-centered recipes. If you have specific concerns about your bone health or dietary needs, consult with a healthcare professional or registered dietitian for personalized nutritional guidance.
Building and maintaining strong bones is essential for overall health and longevity. Bone health is influenced by a combination of genetics, lifestyle factors, exercise habits and dietary choices. Our bone-building recipes contain foods and nutrients known to support and maintain bone strength.
California Prunes can play a role in building and maintaining strong, healthy bones as they provide a wide array of bone-protecting nutrients such as vitamin k and the minerals manganese, potassium, copper and boron.
The calcium and magnesium in butternut squash contribute to strong, healthy bones, while brussels sprouts are a great source of vitamin K and calcium: both involved in bone mineralization. Add a dose of California Prunes and you have a bone-building veggie blast!
Oh Pumpkin! We love your magnesium, which is important for bone formation and mineralization. High magnesium intakes have been associated with higher bone density. And don’t forget those nourishing California Prunes to round out this bone-supporting fall comfort meal.
A nutritious on the road power snack for fall hiking and biking. Almond butter and sunflower seeds offer a rich source of minerals such as magnesium, phosphorus and calcium for healthy bones, not to mention bone-boosting vitamin K, potassium and boron found in those earthy-chewy California Prunes!
Try this tastebud-pleasing impressive starter or side dish at your next family or friends gathering. Asparagus is high in vitamin K which necessary for bone mineralization, not to mention nutrient-rich bone-building California Prunes as a worthy sidekick.
Eat your way to stronger bones with this bone-boosting star-studded salad:, kale and California Prunes boast a long list of bone-strengthening nutrients such as calcium, potassium, magnesium, vitamin K and a kick of ginger to combat oxidative stress which can negatively impact bone.
Stew up some bone-building nourishment with this protein-rich stew with a good dose of bone-building minerals from the flavourful beans and California Prunes. Add a handful of greens for some vitamin K and calcium as an extra boost for your hard-working skeleton!
Crunch your way to strong bones with an abundance of vitamin K-rich cabbage and magnesium, phosphorus and calcium-packed quinoa! Vitamin K is essential for bone health as it is involved in the regulation of calcium and along with magnesium, phosphorus and calcium it helps in bone mineralization.
Breakfast of champions or skeleton-building snack! Chia seeds are a decent source of calcium and a good source of phosphorus, another mineral that plays a vital role in bone health. Phosphorus works in conjunction with calcium to build and maintain bone structure.
The bone-loving vegetables of fall: Kale is a good source of bone-mineralizing magnesium and calcium, and vitamin K for bone metabolism support. Sweet potatoes are rich in beta-carotene, which the body can convert into vitamin A. Vitamin A is essential for bone growth and development, and the maintenance of the bones tissue. But wait there’s more: feta supplies another dose of calcium, while bone-building mineral-packed California Prunes complete the package!