Over 60? Eating This Could Reduce Your Hip Fracture Risk by Half, Science Says

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A study just out this weekend suggests you can greatly reduce your risk of a hip fracture just by getting enough of two important nutrients.
According to the Cleveland Clinic, more than 300,000 Americans fracture a hip every year. As you're probably aware, it's an injury that can seriously put you out of commission. Fortunately, a study just out this weekend delivers hopeful news: You can greatly reduce your risk of a hip fracture just by making sure you're getting enough of two important nutrients.

Thursday in the British Medical Journal (BMJ), a group of American, Australian, and Dutch researchers published an encouraging study. As specialists in physiology, nutrition, public health, and endocrinology (hormones), the team sought to understand the role calcium and protein play in strengthening the bones…
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