Calcium, diet and fracture risk: a prospective study of 1898 incident fractures among 34 696 British women and men.
OBJECTIVE: The risk factors for fractures are incompletely understood. An outstanding question concerns the optimal amount of dietary calcium needed to minimise the risk of fracture. DESIGN: We examined the associations of dietary calcium and other nutrients with self-reported fracture risk in a prospective cohort study. Nutrient intakes were estimated using a semi-quantitative food-frequency questionnaire administered at recruitment. SETTING: The UK. PARTICIPANTS: A total of 26 749 women and...Expand abstract
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