Journal article

Dietary tryptophan and bone health: a cross-sectional, population-based study

Jasmine R Cleminson, Amanda L Stuart, Julie A Pasco, Jason M Hodge, Michael Berk, Rasika M Samarasinghe, Lana J Williams

Archives of Osteoporosis | SPRINGER LONDON LTD | Published : 2020

Abstract

Tryptophan metabolites influence bone. We aimed to investigate the relationship between dietary tryptophan and bone health in a population-based sample of men and women. Following adjustment for age, dietary tryptophan was not associated with bone quantity or quality, suggesting a non-critical role of superfluous tryptophan on the skeleton. PURPOSE: Tryptophan metabolites, such as serotonin, influence bone. We sought to determine the relationship between dietary intake of tryptophan and bone health in a population-based study of men and women. METHODS: Participants (1033 women and 900 men, aged 20-98 years) enrolled in the Geelong Osteoporosis Study (GOS) were investigated. Dietary informati..

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Awarded by NHMRC, Australia


Awarded by National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Senior Principal Research Fellowship


Awarded by NHMRC Career Development Fellowship


Funding Acknowledgements

The Geelong Osteoporosis Study was supported by the NHMRC, Australia (Projects 251638, 299831, 628582 and 1104438). JC is supported by a Deakin University Postgraduate Scholarship. MB is supported by a National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Senior Principal Research Fellowship (APP1059660 and APP1156072). LJW is supported by a NHMRC Career Development Fellowship (1064272). The funding providers played no role in the design or conduct of the study; collection, management, analysis and interpretation of the data; or in preparation, review or approval of the manuscript.