Vitamin D - intakes &
Hip Fracture Rates
Eggs and fish are the vitamin D containing foods.
The interesting thing is, that only in countries where both much milk and fish is consumed (Iceland, Norway, Spain, Finland), or milk and eggs (The Netherlands), the hip fracture rates are very high, and not in countries where only high amounts of fish or eggs are consumed.
The consumption of fish (in 1998, in kg / cap / year) in several countries (and continents):
The differences in egg consumption are of less importance, because both the total amounts are lower AND the difference between high and low level intakes are lesser.
The consumption of eggs (in 1998, in kg / cap / year) in several countries (and continents):
18.9 Czech Rep.
15.0 Belgium / Luxembourg
13.7 North America
6.4 South America
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