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206! That's the number of bones in your body. And the healthier your bones, the healthier you'll feel. The key to doing this is an adequate intake of calcium and Vitamin D together with several other nutrients, including Vitamin C, Magnesium, Zinc, Phosphorus, and Protein - all of which help you lock calcium in your bones to make them strong and healthy
It may seem like a lot, but the simple fact is that a balanced and varied diet will give you your daily requirement of the necessary nutrients, every day!
In fact, it is fairly easy to meet your needs if you follow the basic principles of a healthy diet. For breakfast and dinner and in-between snacks there are easy choices when it comes to choosing bone-friendly meals. Here is a selection of things you can possibly eat:
However, when it comes to choosing your lunch, it can get a bit tricky! So here are some easy-to-make Arabic dishes that will help you eat healthy:
*These three recipes are from the Nestle-family website (http://www.nestle-family.com/recipes/english/ ) , Arabic cuisine section, where all the ingredients and methods of preparation can be found. As an easy reminder, here are a list of things to include in your lunch:
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