Many adult Canadians are not meeting current calcium recommendations from food and supplement intake.

  title={Many adult Canadians are not meeting current calcium recommendations from food and supplement intake.},
  author={Hassanali Vatanparast and Jadwiga H Dolega-Cieszkowski and Susan J Whiting},
  journal={Applied physiology, nutrition, and metabolism = Physiologie appliquee, nutrition et metabolisme},
  volume={34 2},
The objective of this study was to determine trends in calcium intake from foods of Canadian adults from 1970-1972 to 2004. We compiled the calcium intake of adults (aged >or=19 years) from foods from Nutrition Canada (1970-1972; n = 7036); 9 provincial nutrition surveys (1990-1999; n = 16 915); and the 2004 Canadian Community Health Survey 2.2 (n = 20 197). Where possible, we used published confidence intervals to test for significant differences in calcium intake. In 2004, the mean calcium… CONTINUE READING

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