Calcium supplementation provides an extended window of opportunity for bone mass accretion after menarche.

@article{Rozen2003CalciumSP,
  title={Calcium supplementation provides an extended window of opportunity for bone mass accretion after menarche.},
  author={Geila S. Rozen and Gadi Rennert and Roni P. Dodiuk-Gad and Hedy S. Rennert and Nathan Ish-Shalom and Gissel Diab and Batia Raz and Sofia Ish-Shalom},
  journal={The American journal of clinical nutrition},
  year={2003},
  volume={78 5},
  pages={993-8}
}
BACKGROUND High calcium intakes during adolescence may increase bone acquisition. The magnitude of the effect of dietary calcium supplementation and the timing of its administration to achieve significant effects on bone health are still incompletely defined. OBJECTIVE The objective of this study was to assess the effect of calcium supplementation on bone mass accretion in postmenarcheal adolescent girls with low calcium intakes. DESIGN A double-blind, placebo-controlled calcium… CONTINUE READING

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