If you check in with our blog regularly then you will know that we are always keen to share information regarding ways to promote and improve the health of your bones. Today we would like to take some time to talk about things that can be of detriment to your bones, more particularly the food and drink that you are likely consuming!
Getting your body to feel normal again after a workout can often take a little more time than you would like. This is especially true if you are new to exercise and you are using muscles that have generally not been over-exerted for a while, if ever at all! This is also likely to happen when you begin to increase the amount of weight that you are lifting, or the duration of cardio exercises that you are undertaking. You may find that you experience aching and reduced movement in certain areas of your body for anywhere up to a few days afterwards! Not only is this uncomfortable, but it can also deter you from wanting to continue with your workout plans.
The many health benefits of drinking green tea are often discussed within the health and wellbeing world. In addition to lowering cholesterol, helping to maintain a healthy blood pressure and aiding weight loss efforts, green tea is also known to help to fight heart disease and support the function of the liver. It may surprise you to learn that drinking green tea regularly can also help to improve the health of your bones.
The way that we currently heal bones could be about to experience an exciting revolution of the 3D variety! Researchers at Northwestern University are in the process of perfecting a ‘hyper-elastic bone’ using innovative 3D technology. This development in technology could soon be used to bind tendons and bones together using live tissue! This is a fairly new discovery and the technology is not yet approved for human use. However, the potential for improvements to ongoing care and post-surgery results for patients are potentially huge!