Phosphate and carbonate salts of calcium support robust bone building in osteoporosis

Robert P. Heaney, Robert R. Recker, Patrice Watson, Joan M. Lappe

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Background: Calcium is an essential cotherapy in osteoporosis treatment. The relative effectiveness of various calcium salts for this purpose is uncertain. Many older women with osteoporosis have phosphorus intakes of

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)101-105
Number of pages5
JournalAmerican Journal of Clinical Nutrition
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Jul 1 2010


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Medicine (miscellaneous)
  • Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Medicine(all)

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