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Research We’re Watching: Mediterranean diet may protect against fractures as well as high-dairy diet

In the 2015–2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans, the emphasis shifted from healthy foods to healthy eating plans. Scientists are also focusing on the role of one’s entire diet in preventing osteoporosis. A team of German researchers analyzed data from more than 90,000 women enrolled in the Women’s Health Initiative (WHI), who were ages 50 to 79 when they entered the study. …

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