Attitude of Asians to Calcium and Vitamin D Rich Foods and Supplements: A Systematic Review

  title={Attitude of Asians to Calcium and Vitamin D Rich Foods and Supplements: A Systematic Review},
  author={Chin Yi Chan and Norazlina Mohamed and Ima Nirwana Soelaiman and Kok-Yong Chin},
  journal={Sains Malaysiana},
The prevalence of osteoporosis is increasing in Asian countries. Optimum calcium intake and vitamin D level are important to prevent osteoporosis. The attitude of the society towards calcium food sources and supplements, as well as sun exposure, influence their bone health practices. This review aimed to summarize the current literature on the attitude of Asians on calcium and vitamin D rich foods and supplements to understand the barriers among the Asians in achieving adequate calcium intake… 

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