Calcium absorption in women: relationships to calcium intake, estrogen status, and age.

@article{Heaney1989CalciumAI,
  title={Calcium absorption in women: relationships to calcium intake, estrogen status, and age.},
  author={Robert P. Heaney and Robert Roy Recker and Mary Ruth Stegman and Anna Moy},
  journal={Journal of bone and mineral research : the official journal of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research},
  year={1989},
  volume={4 4},
  pages={469-75}
}
A total of 526 absorption studies, using both the double-isotope and balance-based methods, were performed in 189 middle-aged women in good general health. The study extended over 17 years of observation, with most subjects studied from two to four times at 5 year intervals. Each study was done on the woman's own self-selected calcium intake and was carried out under inpatient, metabolic balance controls. There was a highly significant inverse correlation between calcium intake and absorption… CONTINUE READING

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