Maternal Calcium Intake and Metabolism During Pregnancy and Lactation


Calcium is an essential nutrient during pregnancy and lactation. Calcium contributes to bone development in the fetus and neonate and is considered a critical nutrient. Physiological changes in c...

Molecular Targets of Calcium and Vitamin D in Mouse Genetic Models of Intestinal Cancer


The article looks at research which examined the association between vitamin D, calcium, and intestinal cancer in mouse genetic models. The article discusses mutation in the Apc gene, the Muc2 ge...

Calcium and Vitamin D Supplementation Reduces Fracture Risk Regardless of Age, Gender


The article discusses clinical trial results which found that when used together, calcium and vitamin D supplements help reduce the risk of bone fractures in men and women irrespective of age. Th...

Caloric Restriction and Calcium's Effect on Bone Metabolism and Body Composition in Overweight and Obese Premenopausal Women


Obesity results in numerous preventable deaths and comorbidities. Unfortunately, a reduction of body weight has been correlated with a reduction in bone mass, the reasons for which have not been ...

Dairy and weight loss hypothesis: an evaluation of the clinical trials


This review evaluates evidence from clinical trials that assessed the effect of dairy product or calcium intake, with or without concomitant energy restriction, on body weight and adiposity. Of 4...

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