Among women, a vegan diet is associated with significantly higher risk of hip fracture but supplementing with both vitamin D and calcium removes this increased risk, according to a new large-scale study.
Negative reports surrounding a study that was interpreted by many
media outlets as questioning the link between calcium and bone
health has led to an exercise in damage limitation; women's health
experts convened this week to...
Both high and low levels of vitamin A can increase hip fractures in
older women, reported researchers at a scientific meeting in the US
last week. The study shows that calls to reduce vitamin A
supplementation may need to be reconsidered,...
Vitamin D rather than calcium intake is important in protecting
post-menopausal women from fractures associated with osteoporosis,
US researchers confirm in the February issue of the American
Journal of Clinical Nutrition.