Weight loss linked to bone loss in middle aged women

April 15, 2015 5:19 PM

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(Reuters Health) - Losing weight in middle age may mean losing not just unwanted fat, but also precious bone density, at least for women, a new U.S. study suggests.

Regardless of the types of foods or amount of calcium in their diets, middle aged women who lost a moderate amount of weight over a two-year period also lost more bone density than men or younger women.

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