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Calcium Rich Food

Calcium is essential to maintain healthy bones and teeth, regulate muscle contractions and heartbeat, and the blood coagulation pathway. Adults' calcium requirement is 700 mg per day. Calcium-rich food includes milk and milk products, soy foods, green leafy vegetables, fish (sardines), chia seeds, beans, lentils, almonds, figs, fortified flour, etc.

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Which is the safest cooking oil?

Query: Hello doctor, Which oil is safe to use? There are many theories and so I am confused. Some chocolates and snacks have trans fat content as 0.01 or 0.02 % or OZ, are they safe to eat? Do you have any suggestions for chocolates and snacks brands which are healthy without toxic chemicals? Which is the ...  Read Full »

Priyanka Zade

Answer: Hi, Welcome to 1. Soy bean, rice bran oil, peanut oil as well as olive oil are good for use. 2. When you eat readymade chocolate and snack then trans fat is available in this food items. Healthy snacks are rice pied, muesli, dhokla, vegetable brown bread sandwich. 3. Mid morning is g...  Read Full »

What are the other natural sources of calcium other than milk for children?

Query: Hi doctor,I am looking for foods filled with calcium for children. I am thinking about what food children should be eating for natural sources of calcium and looking for the best examples. Trying to avoid milk or milk-based products. Ideally, a query will include approximately four examples of calci...  Read Full »

Sumiya Sulthana

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I thoroughly read your query and understand your concern. Milk is a source of calcium-rich in other minerals and vitamins and protein, excluding vitamin A. It can be avoided in children with lactose intolerance. The other sources of calcium are: 1. Greens are not ...  Read Full »

Is knee cracking a sign of vitamin D deficiency?

Query: Hello doctor,My query is regarding knee joint and lower back pain. I usually get a cracking sound when I bend my knees and while getting up. The sound is not accompanied by pain. Is this a cause for concern? Please let me know if any test or x-ray needs to be done. I am also having a lower back pain...  Read Full »

Dr. Patil Mahaveer Jingonda

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Hope this message finds you in good health. You are right. The cracking sounds that you hear in the joints are due to calcium and vitamin D deficiency. These sounds do not mean that bones rub against each other. It means that air bubbles burst inside the joint. These so...  Read Full »

Can you suggest some exercise and supplements for weak bones?

Query: Hi doctor, My shoulder bone was dislocated before six months. I can move my hand upright, but while sleeping it is paining. What kind of deficiency can be there? I am eating non-vegetarian food regularly from childhood. Please suggest me some exercise and supplement as my bones are weak. Thank y...  Read Full »

Jani Hemang Sudhakarbhai

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have understood your concern. Dislocation is accidental slippage of bone from the actual space and when it happens, it will make surrounding muscles, ligaments and capsule over stretch and so ultimately pain will be due to all structures. First, you need to strengthen t...  Read Full »

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