Protective Effects of Dietary Carotenoids on Risk of Hip Fracture in Men: The Singapore Chinese Health Study

@article{Dai2014ProtectiveEO,
  title={Protective Effects of Dietary Carotenoids on Risk of Hip Fracture in Men: The Singapore Chinese Health Study},
  author={Zhaoli Dai and Renwei Wang and Li Wei Ang and Yen Ling Low and Jian-Min Yuan and Woon-Puay Koh},
  journal={Journal of Bone and Mineral Research},
  year={2014},
  volume={29}
}
Experimental and epidemiologic data suggest that carotenoids in vegetables and fruits may benefit bone health due to their antioxidant properties. The relationship between dietary total and specific carotenoids, as well as vegetables and fruits, and risk of hip fracture was examined among Chinese in Singapore. We used data from the Singapore Chinese Health Study, a prospective cohort of 63,257 men and women who were of ages 45 to 74 years between 1993 and 1998. At recruitment, subjects were… 

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