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Greater intake of fruits and vegetables can help to prevent the onset of osteoporosis in postmenopausal women.
Fracture is more likely to occur in antidepressant users than in non-users of these drugs.
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.
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.
Habitual consumption of fruits and vegetables may help slash an individual's risk of developing osteoporosis.
Osteoporotic hip fracture is less likely to occur in elderly men and women on diets high in fruits and vegetables.
Adequate intake of vitamin C-containing foods may help guard against the occurrence of hip fractures in men and women.
Hip and non-vertebral osteoporotic fractures are less likely to occur in individuals who are habitual consumers of foods loaded with carotenoids, especially lycopene.
Cigarette smoking may increase a man's risk of suffering from hip fracture.
Cigarette smoking may up an individual's risk of suffering from hip and spine fractures.
Generous intake of soy foods and isoflavones may contribute positively to the prevention of bone fracture in postmenopausal women.