Relationship between long-term calcium intake and bone mineral content of children aged from birth to 5 years.

@article{Lee1993RelationshipBL,
  title={Relationship between long-term calcium intake and bone mineral content of children aged from birth to 5 years.},
  author={Warren Tak Keung Lee and S. S. S. F. Leung and Steven S. Lui and Jason Lau},
  journal={The British journal of nutrition},
  year={1993},
  volume={70 1},
  pages={235-48}
}
This study evaluated Ca intake in Hong Kong Chinese children and examined the association between long-term Ca intake and bone mineral content (BMC) in children. Longitudinal dietary intake from birth to 5 years was obtained in 128 children (sixty-seven boys, sixty-one girls). Ca intakes were evaluated by dietary history and cross-checked with food frequency and 24 h recall. At age 5 years BMC was determined at the one-third distal radius of the right arm using single-photon absorptiometry. The… CONTINUE READING

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