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Eating legumes once per day associated with 64% lower risk of hip fracture
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People who ate legumes once or more per day had a 64% lower risk of hip fracture compared to those who ate legumes less than once a week according to the Adventist Health Study-2.
Subjects: 33,208 people followed for 5 years
The study involved 33,208 people who were followed for an average of 5.1 years.
Lousuebsakul-Matthews V, Thorpe DL, Knutsen R, Beeson WL, Fraser GE, and Knutsen SF. Legumes and meat analogues consumption are associated with hip fracture risk independently of meat intake among Caucasian men and women: the Adventist Health Study-2. Public Health Nutr, 2014 Oct; 17(10): 2333-2343.
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Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics
School of Public Health
Loma Linda University
Loma Linda, CA 92350, USA
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