Researchers have found that there are only selected dairy products such as milk and yogurt that may be associated with higher bone mineral density (BMD) but only in the hip area (exclusive of the spine). Cream and other forms, such as ice cream may be associated with lower BMD because of their low nutrient level and high fat and sugar content. The findings by lead author Shivani Sahni, Ph.D., were published in the journal Archives of Osteoporosis. The research, completed by more than 3,000 participants from Framingham Offspring study, involved a food frequency questionnaire about dairy product consumption which was […]Continue reading Dairy Products and Bone Health
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