Dietary patterns, bone resorption and bone mineral density in early post-menopausal Scottish women

A. C. Hardcastle, L. Aucott, W. D. Fraser, D. M. Reid, H. M. Macdonald

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Several nutrients affect bone turnover. Dietary patterns may provide insights into which foods are important and how nutrition affects bone health. The aim of this study was to investigate the associations between dietary patterns, bone turnover and bone mineral density (BMD).
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)378-385
Number of pages8
JournalEuropean Journal of Clinical Nutrition
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2011


  • Absorptiometry, Photon
  • Bone Density
  • Bone Resorption
  • Bone and Bones
  • Cross-Sectional Studies
  • Diet
  • Female
  • Fruit
  • Humans
  • Middle Aged
  • Osteoporosis, Postmenopausal
  • Principal Component Analysis
  • Prospective Studies
  • Risk Factors
  • Scotland
  • Vegetables

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