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Fruit and Vegetable Intake and Hip Fracture Incidence in Older Men and Women: The CHANCES Project

Increasing the frequency of consumption of fruits and vegetables from less than 1 serving of fruits and vegetables per day to 3-5 servings may slash hip fracture risk significantly in older adults.

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Protective effects of dietary carotenoids on risk of hip fracture in men: the Singapore Chinese Health Study.

Eating foods rich in carotenoids regularly may brighten a man's chances of avoiding hip fracture.

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Relationship between use of antidepressants and risk of fractures: a meta-analysis.

​Fracture is more likely to occur in antidepressant users than in non-users of these drugs.

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Dietary vitamin C intake and the risk of hip fracture: a dose-response meta-analysis.

​Adequate intake of vitamin C-containing foods may help guard against the occurrence of hip fractures in men and women.

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Protective effect of total carotenoid and lycopene intake on the risk of hip fracture: a 17-year follow-up from the Framingham Osteoporosis Study.

​Hip and non-vertebral osteoporotic fractures are less likely to occur in individuals who are habitual consumers of foods loaded with carotenoids, especially lycopene.

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Effect of Cigarette Smoking on Risk of Hip Fracture in Men: A Meta-Analysis of 14 Prospective Cohort Studies.

​Cigarette smoking may increase a man's risk of suffering from hip fracture.

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