What to eat for good spinal health

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Bok choy - It's a vegetable packed with antioxidants like vitamins A, C, and K, which protect cells from free-radical damage. It's also high in bone-preserving calcium.

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Milk - Drinking a glass of milk every day is akin to knocking back about 300 milligrams (8 fluid ounces) of calcium.

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Yogurt - As with milk, yogurt is an excellent source of calcium. Yogurt also contains probiotics, which support a healthy bacterial balance in the gut. 

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Cinnamon -  As a powerful anti-inflammatory agent, cinnamon is used as a natural remedy to treat various ailments and pain.

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Rosemary - When used as an essential oil, rosemary, a favorite cooking herb, has clinically proven benefits. These include reduced pain from rheumatic disorders. 

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Basil - Not so well known as a combatant against spinal issues is basil. This tasty herb contains beta-caryophyllene, an essential oil known for reducing inflammation. 

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Herbal tea - Herbal teas help strengthen your immune system and reduce inflammation. And, hey, don't they taste just great?

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Fruits - These fruits are especially good for spinal health. 

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Plums - A very good source of vitamin C, the humble plum also contains powerful anti-inflammatory properties.

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Avocado - Avocado is great for your spine! Its properties are numerous and its role in supporting the health of the spine is well known.

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Go bananas! - Magnesium is a key mineral in the structure of bone makeup. It's vital in maintaining bone density and preventing back problems.

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Are you nuts? - Nuts like almonds, cashews, and walnuts are extremely nutritious and have various benefits for spinal cord injury.

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Exercise the spine - Diet alone won't help maintain your spine. Get into the habit of undertaking daily stretching exercises to promote spinal health.

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