Magnesium balance in adolescent females consuming a low- or high-calcium diet.

@article{Andon1996MagnesiumBI,
  title={Magnesium balance in adolescent females consuming a low- or high-calcium diet.},
  author={M. B. Andon and Jasminka Z. Ilich and Manuel Tzagournis and Velimir Matkovic},
  journal={The American journal of clinical nutrition},
  year={1996},
  volume={63 6},
  pages={950-3}
}
Increasing emphasis is being placed on optimizing calcium intake during growth as a way to enhance peak bone mass. Although some studies in adults have shown that high calcium intake may negatively affect magnesium utilization, few data are available regarding the interaction of calcium and magnesium in healthy children. The purpose of our study was to measure the effect of calcium intake on magnesium balance in 26 adolescent girls (mean age 11.3 y) during a 14-d period. Subjects ate a… CONTINUE READING