Nutrition, bone, and aging: an integrative physiology approach.

  title={Nutrition, bone, and aging: an integrative physiology approach.},
  author={Rifka C Schulman and Aaron Josef Weiss and Jeffrey I. Mechanick},
  journal={Current osteoporosis reports},
  volume={9 4},
Osteoporosis, a condition associated with significant morbidity and mortality, is prevalent in the growing elderly population. Aging is associated with characteristic changes in the complex pathways of bone remodeling and in patterns of food intake. Whereas the traditional focus of nutritional supplementation for protection of bone health has centered around calcium and vitamin D, a multitude of nutrients have been identified with effects on bone, both individually and in combination. An… CONTINUE READING