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Vegetarians more likely to break a hip

UK research suggests that eating meat and fish may reduce risk

Photo by Daria Shevtsova: https://www.pexels.com/photo/person-holding-green-vegetables-3629537/

Women who don’t eat meat have a 33% higher risk of breaking a hip compared to those who do consume meat products at least 5 times a week, says research from the University of Leeds.

In general, post-menopausal women are more predisposed to broken bones than men of their age. After menopause, estrogen levels…

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River D'Almeida, Ph.D

River D'Almeida, Ph.D

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