Rates of bone loss in postmenopausal women randomly assigned to one of two dosages of vitamin D.

@article{DawsonHughes1995RatesOB,
  title={Rates of bone loss in postmenopausal women randomly assigned to one of two dosages of vitamin D.},
  author={Bess Dawson-Hughes and Susan S. Harris and Elizabeth A Krall and Gerard E. Dallal and G F Falconer and Cindy L. Green},
  journal={The American journal of clinical nutrition},
  year={1995},
  volume={61 5},
  pages={1140-5}
}
We conducted a study to determine whether increasing vitamin D intake above the recommended dietary allowance (RDA) of 5.0 micrograms (200 IU)/d reduces bone loss in healthy postmenopausal women residing at latitude 42 degrees N. In this double-blind, randomized 2-y trial, we enrolled 247 healthy ambulatory postmenopausal women who consumed an average of 2.5 micrograms (100 IU) vitamin D/d in their usual diets. The women were given either 2.5 micrograms (100 IU) or 17.5 micrograms (700 IU… CONTINUE READING

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