Well, NRSKarenRN, here it is:
October 12, 2007-Tea drinking is associated with preservation of hip structure in elderly women, according to the results of a cross-sectional and longitudinal study reported in the October issue of the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.
"Impaired hip structure assessed by dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA) areal bone mineral density (aBMD) is an independent predictor for osteoporotic hip fracture," write Amanda Devine, from the University of Western Australia in Perth, and colleagues. "Previous studies have shown that drinking tea has been associated with a higher aBMD and a reduced risk of hip fracture."
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Oct 21, '07
Thanks for this USEFUL info.
New Motto: " Two cups a day :smiletea: keep hip fractures away"
Last edit by NRSKarenRN on Oct 21, '07