Dietary calcium, vitamin D, and the prevalence of metabolic syndrome in middle-aged and older U.S. women.

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OBJECTIVE To examine whether and to what extent intakes of calcium and vitamin D are related to the metabolic syndrome in middle-aged or older women. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS We analyzed data from 10,066 women aged > or =45 years participating in the Women's Health Study who were free of cardiovascular disease, cancer, or diabetes and who never used… (More)

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