Milk intake in teen years may not protect against later hip fractures

11/18/2013 | DailyRx.com

A higher or lower consumption of milk during adolescence was not linked to a reduced risk of hip fracture later in life among women, according to a study in the journal JAMA Pediatrics. For men, every extra glass of milk they consumed between ages 13 and 18 was associated with a greater likelihood of suffering from such fractures as adults, but the link weakened after factoring in men's height.

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