Hip fracture hurts!

According to Bones and Joints Canada, 30,000 Canadians fracture hip per year!  See link

In my experience many senior have dietary deficiency.

So I share the following information with my patients.

Based on study of 142,000 people over 60 years of age; those who eat 3-5 servings of vegetables and fruits are 39% less likely to break a hip compared to those who ate 1 servings or less.

According to research, dementia increase risk of hip fracture by 200%; according to a study, seniors who consume more than 1.2 servings of vegetables test 11 years younger on cognitive testing than those who eat no vegetables.



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