The skeletal system is the scaffold of the body. The skeletal is made up of bones. Inside the bone is a factory that produces blood cells(red and white). The bone also aids in structure and locomotion of the body.

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Foods to benefit the Skeletal System:

  • Yogurt: Dependent on the specific brand, yogurt is fortified with vitamin D. Yogurt can provide up to 30% of your daily calcium needs. Adults are required to get 1,000 milligrams(mg) of calcium each day. But if you are over 50, that number increases to 1,200 mg. With such a gap to for fill, a serving of yogurt each day will dramatically cut down your health deficit.

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  • Milk: Did you know that an 8 ounce glass of fat free milk offers 30% of your daily calcium needs. In addition, if fortified with vitamin D, milk will be even more beneficial to consumers. Apart from strengthening muscles, milk fortifies bones. Increasing your mobility and overall health.

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Honorable Mentions:

Salmon and Tuna, Spinach

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