Protective effect of vitamin C intake on hip fracture

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Protective effect of vitamin C intake on hip fracture

Post Number:#1  Post by Ralph Lotz » Tue Apr 27, 2010 5:00 am

Protective effect of total and supplemental vitamin C intake on the risk of hip fracture--a 17-year follow-up from the Framingham Osteoporosis Study.

RESULTS: Over follow-up 100 hip fractures occurred. Subjects in the highest tertile of total vitamin C intake had significantly fewer hip fractures (P trend = 0.04) and non-vertebral fractures (P trend = 0.05) compared to subjects in the lowest tertile of intake. Subjects in the highest category of supplemental vitamin C intake had significantly fewer hip fractures (P trend = 0.02) and non-vertebral fractures (P trend = 0.07) compared to non-supplement users. Dietary vitamin C intake was not associated with fracture risk (all P > 0.22). CONCLUSION: These results suggest a possible protective effect of vitamin C on bone health in older adults.

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