Dietary saturated fat intake is inversely associated with bone density in humans: analysis of NHANES III.

  title={Dietary saturated fat intake is inversely associated with bone density in humans: analysis of NHANES III.},
  author={Rebecca L W Corwin and Terryl J. Hartman and Steve Maczuga and Barry I. Graubard},
  journal={The Journal of nutrition},
  volume={136 1},
Mounting evidence indicates that the amount and type of fat in the diet can have important effects on bone health. Most of this evidence is derived from animal studies. Of the few human studies that have been conducted, relatively small numbers of subjects and/or primarily female subjects were included. The present study assessed the relation of dietary fat to hip bone mineral density (BMD) in men and women using NHANES III data (n = 14,850). Multivariate models using SAS-callable SUDAAN were… 

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