Building Better Bones in Childhood: A Randomized Controlled Study to Test the Efficacy of a Dietary Intervention Program to Increase Calcium Intake

@inproceedings{Weber2017BuildingBB,
  title={Building Better Bones in Childhood: A Randomized Controlled Study to Test the Efficacy of a Dietary Intervention Program to Increase Calcium Intake},
  author={David R Weber and Lori J. Stark and Richard Ittenbach and Virginia A. Stallings and Babette S Zemel},
  booktitle={European Journal of Clinical Nutrition},
  year={2017}
}
Background/Objectives:Many children do not consume the recommended daily allowance of calcium. Inadequate calcium intake in childhood may limit bone accrual. The objective of this study was to determine if a behavioral modification and nutritional education (BM-NE) intervention improved dietary calcium intake and bone accrual in children.Subjects/Methods:139 (86 female) healthy children, 7–10 years of age, were enrolled in this randomized controlled trial conducted over 36 months. Participants… CONTINUE READING
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