Urinary calcium and calcium balance in young men as affected by level of protein and phosphorus intake.


Eight young adult males were subjects in a 51-day metabolic study conducted to examine the effects of level of protein and of phosphorus intake on urinary calcium and calcium balance. Two levels of protein (50-150 g) were given at each of two levels of phosphorus intake (1,010 and 2,525 mg). Dietary calcium and magnesium were maintained at 500 and 350 mg… (More)