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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Abstract

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 (US)
Pages (from-to)101-105
Number of pages5
JournalAmerican Journal of Clinical Nutrition
Volume92
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 1 2010

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Medicine (miscellaneous)
  • Nutrition and Dietetics

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