Dietary calcium and vitamin D intake in relation to osteoporotic fracture risk.

@article{Michalsson2003DietaryCA,
  title={Dietary calcium and vitamin D intake in relation to osteoporotic fracture risk.},
  author={Karl Micha{\"e}lsson and H{\aa}kan Melhus and Rino Bellocco and Alicja Wolk},
  journal={Bone},
  year={2003},
  volume={32 6},
  pages={
          694-703
        }
}
The etiologic role of dietary calcium and vitamin D intake in primary prevention of osteoporotic fractures is uncertain, despite considerable research efforts. With the aim to examine these associations with an improved precision, we used data from a large population-based prospective cohort study in central Sweden. We estimated nutrient intake from a self-administered food-frequency questionnaire filled in by 60,689 women, aged 40-74 years at baseline during 1987-1990. During follow-up, we… CONTINUE READING

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