The Best Healthy Foods for Strong Bones
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By The Editors of Huffington Post Healthy Living
Olive oil may be most well-known for its heart-health benefits, but the monounsaturated fat could also protect against breast cancer, improve brain health, and perk up hair, skin, and nails. Now, an olive oil-rich diet may boost your health for another reason: It seems to help strengthen the bones, according to a new study.
A team of Spanish researchers examined 127 men between the ages of 55 and 80. The men who ate a Mediterranean diet enriched with olive oil displayed higher levels of osteocalcin in their blood, a known marker of strong and healthy bones, The Independent reports.
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