Sodium excretion in relation to calcium and hydroxyproline excretion in a healthy Japanese population.

@article{Itoh1996SodiumEI,
  title={Sodium excretion in relation to calcium and hydroxyproline excretion in a healthy Japanese population.},
  author={Roichi Itoh and Yasuo Suyama},
  journal={The American journal of clinical nutrition},
  year={1996},
  volume={63 5},
  pages={735-40}
}
To evaluate whether habitual excess sodium intake is a significant risk factor for calcium loss, we studied the relation between calcium excretion and sodium excretion in 410 male and 476 female Japanese aged 20-79 y. They were apparently healthy, free-living, and consuming diets of their own choosing. We divided the subjects into two groups: 20-49 y olds and 50-79 y olds. In each group, we observed significant positive correlation between daily calcium excretion and daily sodium excretion in… CONTINUE READING