Seasonal variations in vitamin D status and calcium absorption do not influence bone turnover in young women

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Objective: To evaluate the effect of seasonal variations in UV B-exposure on calcium absorption and bone turnover in young women with the overall goal to assess the potential benefit of a vitamin D supplementation during wintertime.Design: Cross-sectional study.Setting: Area of Bonn, Germany (51°N).Subjects: Thirty-eight women (24.5±0.5 y) studied in winter… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/sj.ejcn.1600591

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@article{Zittermann1998SeasonalVI, title={Seasonal variations in vitamin D status and calcium absorption do not influence bone turnover in young women}, author={Armin Zittermann and K G Scheld and Peter Stehle}, journal={European Journal of Clinical Nutrition}, year={1998}, volume={52}, pages={501-506} }