Effects of dairy products on bone and body composition in pubertal girls.

@article{Chan1995EffectsOD,
  title={Effects of dairy products on bone and body composition in pubertal girls.},
  author={Gary M. Chan and Kathleen Hoffman and M Mcmurry},
  journal={The Journal of pediatrics},
  year={1995},
  volume={126 4},
  pages={551-6}
}
OBJECTIVE To study the effect of calcium supplementation with dairy products on the bone and body composition of pubertal girls. DESIGN Randomized control study with 12-month follow-up. SETTING General community. SUBJECTS Forty-eight white girls whose mean age was 11 years and sexual development at Tanner stage 2. INTERVENTION One group's diet was supplemented with dairy products to the recommended dietary allowance of 1200 mg calcium daily. The other group ate their usual diet. MAIN… CONTINUE READING