Intake of fruits rich in vitamin C and potassium may help to decrease osteosarcopenic obesity-related risks in middle-aged postmenopausal women.

Intake of fruits rich in vitamin C and potassium may help to decrease osteosarcopenic obesity-related risks in middle-aged postmenopausal women.

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Maturitas. 2020 Apr ;134:41-46. Epub 2020 Feb 9. PMID: 32143775

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Fruit intake and osteosarcopenic obesity in Korean postmenopausal women aged 50-64 years.

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OBJECTIVES: The purpose of this study was to assess the association between fruit intake and abnormalities in body composition (bone, muscle, and adipose tissue) related to osteosarcopenic obesity (OSO) in postmenopausal women.STUDY DESIGN: The data of 1420 postmenopausal women aged 50-64 years were collected from cross-sectional studies conducted by the Korea National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (KNHANES) from 2008 to 2010.MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES: A dietary intake survey was administered using the 24-h dietary recall method, and intakes of nutrients and food groups were analyzed. Body composition was evaluated using dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry (DEXA). Body composition abnormalities include low bone mass (T-score

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