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Anti-inflammatory diet could reduce risk of bone loss in women

Research we’re watching Because several studies have connected inflammation to bone loss and fractures, researchers from Ohio State University wondered if dietary choices that contribute to inflammation are also related to declines in bone density. The team looked at the diets of 160,191 postmenopausal women enrolled in the Women’s Health Initiative and assigned each of them a dietary inflammation score based on 32 foods the women reported consuming in the three months prior…

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