Published in Women's Health Weekly, June 5th, 2006
Scientists in Finland noted, "Weight loss significantly increases postmenopausal bone loss, but the effects of muscle strength change on weight-loss-associated bone loss remain unclear."
"The study population, 587 peri- and postmenopausal women, was a random sample of the original Osteoporosis Risk Factor and Prevention Study (OSTPRE) study cohort (n=14,220) in Kuopio, Finland," stated J. Sirola and colleagues, University of Kuopio. "Bone mineral density (BMD) at the lumbar spine (LS) and femoral neck (FN) was measured with dual x-ray absorptiometry, and grip...
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