12 years research
A total of 26 thousand women became a part of the research. These women were studied for about twelve years. In which the researchers came to the conclusion that vegetarian women were one third more likely to have hip fractures than women who took eggs or other non-veg in the diet.
Key points of research
In this research, some questions were asked from women on different points. Based on which the researchers reached different conclusions. The main points on which the research was done were-
Women’s Age Alcohol Addiction Smoking Addiction Exercise Habit Menopause Women’s Economic and Social Status May Lower BMI
According to researcher James Webster involved in this research, vegetarian people have a lower BMI on average. Webster is also lead author of the Nutrition Epidemiology Group. The BMI of any person is more or less, it affects both the bone and the muscles. The effect of which is also visible on the hip bone. Which increases the chances of fracture.
lack of nutrition
The risk of hip bone was higher in women who were deficient in protein, vitamin B12, omega three fatty acids, phosphorus and zinc. By the way, all these elements can be obtained from plant diet. Dairy products can also replenish these nutrients. Despite this, there was a deficiency of these elements in vegetarian women. In research, after taking information about diet, it was also found that the diet of vegetarian women included very little dose of protein and vitamin B12.
Keep these things in mind
Have your physical test done every year, which includes evaluation of heart and blood pressure problems. Talk to your doctor about the side effects of any medications and over-the-counter medications you take. It is helpful to keep an up-to-date list of all the medicines you take so that you can pass this on to any other doctor you consult.
Disclaimer: This article is for general information only. It cannot in any way be a substitute for any medicine or treatment. Always contact your doctor for more details.