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Title Calcium in human health / [edited by] Connie M. Weaver and Robert P. Heaney ; foreword by Lawrence G. Raisz
Published Totowa, N.J. : Humana ; Oxford : Blackwell [distributor], 2006


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Description xviii, 450 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Series Nutrition and health
Nutrition and health (Totowa, N.J.)
Nutrition and health
Contents Bone as the calcium nutrient reserve / Robert P. Heaney -- Cellular functions and fluxes of calcium / Emmanuel M. Awumey and Richard D. Bukoski -- Nutritional epidemiology / Carol J. Boushey -- Clinical approaches for studying calcium metabolism and its relationship to disease / Connie M. Weaver -- Kinetic studies / Meryl E. Wastney, Yongdong Zhao, and Connie M. Weaver -- Requirements for what endpoint / Robert P. Heaney -- Dietary calcium: recommendations and intakes around the world / Anne C. Looker -- Food sources, supplements, and bioavailability / Connie M. Weaver and Robert P. Heaney -- The calcium economy / Robert P. Heaney -- Molecular regulation of calcium metabolism / James C. Fleet -- Influence of total diet on calcium homeostasis / Zamzam K. (Fariba) Roughead -- Influence of lifestyle choices on calcium homeostasis : smoking, alcohol, and hormone therapies / D. Lee Alekel and Oksana Matvienko --
Influence of physical activity on calcium and bone / Matthew Vukovich and Bonny Specker -- The case for a calcium appetite in humans / Michael G. Tordoff -- Infancy and childhood / Steven A. Abrams and Keli M. Hawthorne -- Pre-puberty and adolescence / Connie M. Weaver -- Calcium in pregnancy and lactation / Heidi J. Kalkwarf -- Calcium in systemic human health / Robert P. Heaney -- Calcium and oral health / Elizabeth A. Krall -- Dietary calcium and obesity / Dorothy Teegarden -- Polycystic ovarian syndrome and reproduction / Susan Thys-Jacobs -- Premenstrual syndrome / Susan Thys-Jacobs -- Calcium in the later years : osteoporosis / Bess Dawson-Hughes -- Calcium, vitamin D, and cancer / Peter R. Holt -- Dietary calcium and the metabolic syndrome / Dorothy Teegarden -- Calcium and phosphate control in patients with renal disease / David A. McCarron and Robert P. Heaney -- Hypertension and cardiovascular disease / David A. McCarron
Summary "Comprehensive and authoritative, Calcium in Human Health often health professionals and researchers a vast amount of current information on the sources, biological function, interactions, and disease implications of calcium, a critical benchmark resource for improving the health outcomes of individuals, finding new drugs that alter the function of the extracellular calcium receptor, setting adequate dietary requirements, and developing new disease-prevention programs."--BOOK JACKET
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Calcium in the body.
Calcium in human nutrition.
Calcium -- metabolism.
Calcium -- pharmacology.
Nutritional Requirements.
Author Weaver, Connie, 1950-
Heaney, Robert P. (Robert Proulx), 1927-2016.
LC no. 2005006564
ISBN 1588294528 hardback
1592599613 e-ISBN