Magnesium intake, bone mineral density, and fractures: results from the Women's Health Initiative Observational Study.

@article{Orchard2014MagnesiumIB,
  title={Magnesium intake, bone mineral density, and fractures: results from the Women's Health Initiative Observational Study.},
  author={Tonya S. Orchard and Joseph C. Larson and Nora Alghothani and Sharon Bout-Tabaku and Jane A. Cauley and Zhao Chen and Andrea Z LaCroix and Jean Wactawski-Wende and Rebecca D. Jackson},
  journal={The American journal of clinical nutrition},
  year={2014},
  volume={99 4},
  pages={926-33}
}
BACKGROUND Magnesium is a necessary component of bone, but its relation to osteoporotic fractures is unclear. OBJECTIVE We examined magnesium intake as a risk factor for osteoporotic fractures and altered bone mineral density (BMD). DESIGN This prospective cohort study included 73,684 postmenopausal women enrolled in the Women's Health Initiative… CONTINUE READING
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