Absorption of Calcium as the Carbonate and Citrate Salts, with Some Observations on Method

@article{Heaney1999AbsorptionOC,
  title={Absorption of Calcium as the Carbonate and Citrate Salts, with Some Observations on Method},
  author={Robert P. Heaney and Mary Susan Dowell and M. Janet Barger-Lux},
  journal={Osteoporosis International},
  year={1999},
  volume={9},
  pages={19-23}
}
Calcium supplement use has increased and there is confusion about the relative absorbability of various sources. Absorbability of calcium from the carbonate and citrate salts was compared at 300 mg and 1000 mg calcium loads, ingested as part of a light breakfast meal. Absorption was measured at the high load both by tracer appearance in serum and by the absorptive increment in urinary calcium, and at the low load by the tracer method only. Subjects were 37 healthy adult men and women, studied… CONTINUE READING

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 24 extracted citations

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 19 references

Pathophysiological studies in idiopathic hypercalciuria: use of an oral calcium tolerancetestto characterizedistinctivehypercalciuricsubgroups

  • AE Broadus, M Domintuez, FC. Bartter
  • J Clin EndocrinolMetab1978;47:751–60
  • 1978
Highly Influential
3 Excerpts

Superiorcalcium absorptionfrom calcium citrate than calcium carbonateusing externalforearmcounting.J

  • JA Harvey, P Kenny, PoindexterJ, Pak CYC
  • Am Coll Nutr
  • 1990
1 Excerpt

The influence of calcium load on absorption fraction

  • HeaneyRP, CM Weaver, FitzsimmonsML
  • J Bone Miner Res
  • 1990
1 Excerpt

Calcium absorbabilityfrom milk products,an imitation milk, andcalcium carbonate.Am

  • RR Recker, A Bammi, MJ Barger-Lux, HeaneyRP
  • J Clin Nutr
  • 1988
1 Excerpt

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…