Foods that Heal

To mend muscles and heal fractures more quickly, look no further than your local supermarket

Posted: 27 May 2011
by Kelly Bastone

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Dairy Section

Buy: Eggs, milk and yoghurt


All three are good sources of protein; milk and yoghurt also contain calcium, which repairs bone and muscle.

The vitamin D in dairy products improves calcium absorption and helps injured muscle and bone heal: a 2010 study published in the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery reported that boosting levels in patients deficient in the nutrient produced earlier results.

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