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Nutritional Influences on Bone Health

8th International Symposium

  • Peter Burckhardt
  • Bess Dawson-Hughes
  • Connie M. Weaver
  • Follows on from the previously successful title resulting from the 7th International Symposium on Nutritional Aspects of Osteoporosis, this time with updated info and newer, more innovative research in the field

  • Brings together a wide range of knowledge and information, written by renowned experts in the field

  • Considered a major reference for professionals in the field of bone health and nutrition

  • Informative and readable, including numerous tables and graphs


Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xviii
  2. Adrian D. Wood, Helen M. Macdonald
    Pages 19-30
  3. Jemma J. Christie, Caryl A. Nowson, Suzanne M. Garland, John D. Wark
    Pages 61-69
  4. Helen Lambert, Claire Huggett, Richard Gannon, Susan A. Lanham-New
    Pages 93-98
  5. Thomas Remer, Danika Krupp, Lijie Shi
    Pages 99-108
  6. Qian Zhang, Feitong Wu, Xiaoqi Hu, Ying Liu, Cuixia Wang, Richard Prince et al.
    Pages 119-124
  7. Marlena C. Kruger, Magdalena Coetzee
    Pages 133-145
  8. Connie M. Weaver, Emily E. Hohman
    Pages 147-156
  9. Marie-Noëlle Horcajada, Elizabeth Offord
    Pages 157-169
  10. Zhaoli Dai, Renwei Wang, Li-Wei Ang, Jian-Min Yuan, Woon-Puay Koh
    Pages 171-176
  11. Claire J. Macdonald-Clarke, Helen M. Macdonald
    Pages 177-187
  12. Heike A. Bischoff-Ferrari
    Pages 189-196
  13. Paul Lips, Natasja M. van Schoor
    Pages 197-202

About this book


Nutritional Influences on Bone Health presents a collection of papers from the 8th International Symposium on Nutritional Aspects of Osteoporosis, the primary forum for and only regular meeting exclusively devoted to the topic of nutritional influences on bone health. The outcome is a fusion of the most current and up-to-date research in this area. Key themes include the permeation of the Western diet across the globe, calcium, vitamin D and acid-base balance.


Written by authorities on the impact of nutrition on bone health, Nutritional Influences on Bone Health brings the reader the emerging trends, new messages and the latest scientific data in the field, to inform future research and clinical practice. This comprehensive, well researched volume is an essential reference for professionals in the field of bone health and nutrition.


Bone Nutrition Osteoporosis

Editors and affiliations

  • Peter Burckhardt
    • 1
  • Bess Dawson-Hughes
    • 2
  • Connie M. Weaver
    • 3
  1. 1., Department of Internal MedicineHirslanden Clinic/Bois CerfLausanneSwitzerland
  2. 2., Human Nutrition Research Center on AgingTufts UniversityBostonUSA
  3. 3., Nutrition and SciencePurdue UniversityWest LafayetteUSA

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Nutritional Influences on Bone Health
  • Book Subtitle 8th International Symposium
  • Editors Peter Burckhardt
    Bess Dawson-Hughes
    Connie M. Weaver
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag London 2013
  • Publisher Name Springer, London
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-1-4471-2768-0
  • Softcover ISBN 978-1-4471-6964-2
  • eBook ISBN 978-1-4471-2769-7
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages XVIII, 387
  • Number of Illustrations 45 b/w illustrations, 23 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Clinical Nutrition
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