Dietary protein and calcium interact to influence calcium retention: a controlled feeding study.


BACKGROUND The effect of meat protein on calcium retention at different calcium intakes is unresolved. OBJECTIVE The objective was to test the effect of dietary protein on calcium retention at low and high intakes of calcium. DESIGN In a randomized controlled feeding study with a 2 x 2 factorial crossover design, healthy postmenopausal women (n = 27… (More)
DOI: 10.3945/ajcn.2008.27238