Calcium and Osteoporosis?

  • D. M. Hegsted
Part of the Advances in Nutritional Research book series (ANUR, volume 9)


It seems we are about back to square one and the question that still needs an answer is whether diet, or calcium intake, plays a really significant role in the etiology of osteoporosis, especially hip fractures. Logic may tell us that calcium intake ought to be important but the evidence is weak.


Bone Loss Bone Mineral Content Calcium Intake Serum Cholesterol Level Dietary Calcium Intake 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • D. M. Hegsted
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  1. 1.New England Regional Primate Research CenterHarvard Medical SchoolSouthboroughUSA

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