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Association between Dietary Carotenoid Intake and Bone Mineral Density in Korean Adults Aged 30-75 Years Using Data from the Fourth and Fifth Korean National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys (2008-2011).

​Increased dietary exposure to carotenoids, such as lutein, zeaxanthin, β-cryptoxanthin, and β-carotene, may have a positive effect on bone health in both men and women.

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Soy isoflavone intake increases bone mineral density in the spine of menopausal women: meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.

​Diets rich in foods high in soy isoflavones may help to improve the bone mineral density of the spine and reduce spine bone loss in menopausal women.

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Intake of Fruit and Vegetables and the Incident Risk of Cognitive Disorders: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Cohort Studies.

​High dietary ingestion of fruits and vegetables may help improve brain health and prevent dementia, cognitive decline, and Alzheimer's disease.

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Sugar-sweetened beverage, diet soda, and fatty liver disease in the Framingham Heart Study cohorts.

​Regular drinking of sugar-sweetened beverages may promote the development of fatty liver disease.

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Peter Goldstein
That's great but I have to wonder what the chemicals in the artificially non-sweetened beverages like diet coke do to our bodies. ... Read More
Tuesday, 03 April 2018 13:06
Sean Carney
Hello Peter, Thanks for your observations. There are other studies that show drinking artificially sweetened beverages still leads... Read More
Tuesday, 03 April 2018 15:15
Peter Goldstein
I expect water and hydration is important for so many reasons and something so many people need to know more about. Perhaps that c... Read More
Tuesday, 03 April 2018 16:08
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Greater Intake of Fruit and Vegetables Is Associated with Greater Bone Mineral Density and Lower Osteoporosis Risk in Middle-Aged and Elderly Adults

​Habitual consumption of fruits and vegetables may help slash an individual's risk of developing osteoporosis.

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Greater intake of fruit and vegetables is associated with a lower risk of osteoporotic hip fractures in elderly Chinese: a 1:1 matched case-control study.

​Osteoporotic hip fracture is less likely to occur in elderly men and women on diets high in fruits and vegetables.

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Soft drink consumption is associated with fatty liver disease independent of metabolic syndrome.

​Frequent intake of soft drinks might be a risk factor for non-alcoholic fatty liver disease.

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Soft drink consumption linked with fatty liver in the absence of traditional risk factors.

​Consistent consumption of soft drinks may raise the odds of developing non-alcoholic fatty liver disease.

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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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Alcohol consumption and risk of subarachnoid hemorrhage: A meta-analysis of 14 observational studies.

​Heavy drinking of alcohol might be a risk factor for the occurrence of subarachnoid hemorrhage.

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A meta-analysis on alcohol consumption and risk of endometriosis.

​Drinking of alcohol may raise a woman's chances of having endometrosis.

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Meta-analysis: Tobacco smoking may enhance the risk of acute pancreatitis.

​A significant increase in acute pancreatitis risk is associated with both current and former smokers.

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Associations of sugar- and artificially sweetened soda with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

​High intake of sugar-sweetened soda might be a risk factor for the development of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease.

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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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