Calcium in evolutionary perspective.

@article{Eaton1991CalciumIE,
  title={Calcium in evolutionary perspective.},
  author={Stephen W. Eaton and Dorothy A. Nelson},
  journal={The American journal of clinical nutrition},
  year={1991},
  volume={54 1 Suppl},
  pages={
          281S-287S
        }
}
The nutritional requirements of contemporary humans were almost certainly established over eons of evolutionary experience and the best available evidence indicates that this evolution occurred in a high-calcium nutritional environment. The exercise and dietary patterns of humans living at the end of the Stone Age can be considered natural paradigms: calcium intake was twice that for contemporary humans and requirements for physical exertion were also greater than at present. Bony remains from… CONTINUE READING
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