Dairy, fruit, and vegetable intakes and functional limitations and disability in a biracial cohort: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study.

@article{Houston2005DairyFA,
  title={Dairy, fruit, and vegetable intakes and functional limitations and disability in a biracial cohort: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study.},
  author={Denise K. Houston and June Stevens and Jianwen Cai and Pamela S Haines},
  journal={The American journal of clinical nutrition},
  year={2005},
  volume={81 2},
  pages={515-22}
}
BACKGROUND Dairy, fruit, and vegetable intakes may be associated with functional limitations and disability through their role in muscle function, osteoporosis, and prevention of the oxidative damage associated with aging and chronic disease. OBJECTIVE The associations between dairy, fruit, and vegetable intakes and functional limitations and disability were examined in African Americans and whites (baseline age: 45-64 y; n=9404) in the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study… CONTINUE READING

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