Vitamin C and flavonoids improve bone quality

Feeding orange pulp improved bone quality in a rat model of male osteoporosis.

This study investigated the effects of orange pulp, a source of vitamin C and flavonoids, on bone quality. 43 rats were included and treated for 4 months. The results showed that orange pulp improved the bone structure. Further details can be found in the study.
Morrow R, Deyhim F, Patil BS, Stoecker BJ. Feeding orange pulp improved bone quality in a rat model of male osteoporosis. J Med Food. 2009 Apr;12(2):298-303.


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