Lifetime milk consumption and bone mineral density in older women.

  title={Lifetime milk consumption and bone mineral density in older women.},
  author={S B Soroko and Troy Lisa Holbrook and Sharon L. Edelstein and Elizabeth Barrett-Connor},
  journal={American journal of public health},
  volume={84 8},
This study examined the relationship between lifetime milk consumption both axial and appendicular bone mineral density in 581 postmenopausal White women. Positive significant, graded associations between milk consumption in adulthood and bone mineral density at the spine, total hip, trochanter, intertrochanter, and midradius, but not the ultradistal wrist or femoral neck, were observed. Adolescent milk consumption showed similar, statistically significant associations (spine and midradius… CONTINUE READING


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