What foods can promote bone fusion after back surgery?

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Spinal fusion permanently connects two or more bones in your spine. Although no food specifically promotes bone fusion, some foods may help promote healing and bone growth. For specific post-operative care, consult a doctor.

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img style=" margin left: auto; margin right: auto; display: block; "src=" https://img.livestrong.com/630x/photos.demandstudios.com/getty/article/199/200/136400571.jpg "/> a bowl of whole grains. According to the article Silicate and Bone Formation, silicon affects bone growth. Although the role of silicon in bone formation is unclear, silicon seems to improve bone health. A study published in the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research in 2004 found a positive correlation between silicon intake and bone mineral density in men and premenopausal women. Grains, grains, fruits and vegetables contain silicon. The average intake of a typical Western diet is 20 mg to 50 mg per day.

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