rheumatology
Bone health

Diet induced bone loss small compared to metabolic gains

Obese adults who lose weight may experience a small decrease in bone density of the hip but the change is small in comparison to the metabolic benefits gained, researchers say. The meta-analysis of 41 trials found diet-induced weight loss was associated with significant decreases of 0.010 to 0.015 g/cm2 in total hip BMD for diet interventions lasting up ...

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