The effect of Lactobacillus helveticus fermented milk on acute changes in calcium metabolism in postmenopausal women.

@article{Narva2004TheEO,
  title={The effect of Lactobacillus helveticus fermented milk on acute changes in calcium metabolism in postmenopausal women.},
  author={Mirkka Narva and Riikka Nevala and Tuija Annika Poussa and Riitta Korpela},
  journal={European journal of nutrition},
  year={2004},
  volume={43 2},
  pages={61-8}
}
BACKGROUND Milk fermented with Lactobacillus helveticus ( L. helveticus) has been shown to lower blood pressure and to increase bone mineral content in spontaneously hypertensive rats. The effect of L.helveticus may be due to better calcium availability. AIM OF THE STUDY In the present study the effect of milk fermented with L. helveticus on acute changes in calcium metabolism and bone resorption in postmenopausal women was studied. METHODS The study was performed as a randomised double… CONTINUE READING

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