Diet and bone mineral density study in postmenopausal women from the TwinsUK registry shows a negative association with a traditional English dietary pattern and a positive association with wine.

@article{FairweatherTait2011DietAB,
  title={Diet and bone mineral density study in postmenopausal women from the TwinsUK registry shows a negative association with a traditional English dietary pattern and a positive association with wine.},
  author={Susan J Fairweather-Tait and Jane Skinner and Geoffrey R. Guile and Aedin Cassidy and Tim D. Spector and Alexander J. MacGregor},
  journal={The American journal of clinical nutrition},
  year={2011},
  volume={94 5},
  pages={1371-5}
}
BACKGROUND The effect of diet on bone mineral density (BMD) remains controversial, mainly because of difficulties in isolating dietary factors from the confounding influences of age, lifestyle, and genetic factors. OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to use a novel method to examine the relation between BMD and diet. DESIGN A co-twin control study design with linear regression modeling was used to test for associations between BMD and habitual intakes of calcium, vitamin D, protein, and… CONTINUE READING

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