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Author International Symposium on Nutritional Aspects of Osteoporosis (7th : 2009 : Lausanne, Switzerland)

Title Nutritional influences on bone health / Peter Burckhardt, Bess Dawson-Hughes, Connie Weaver, editors
Published London : Springer-Verlag, [2010]
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Description 1 online resource (xvii, 205 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Contents Dietary protein and bone mass accrual -- Protein effects on bone and muscle in elderly women -- Dietary protein and bone health: the urgent need for large-scale supplementation studies -- Protein intake during weight loss: effects on bone -- A comparison of Asian Asian and American Asian populations: calcium and bone accretion during formation of peak bone mass -- Estimating calcium requirements -- Independent and combined effects of exercise and calcium on bone structural and material properties in older adults -- The bone benefits of calcium and exercise in children -- Calcium supplementation plays a positive role in bone and body composition in Chinese adolescents -- Effects of high calcium and vitamin D diets on changes in body fat, lean mass, and bone mineral density by self-controlled dieting for 4 months in young Asian women -- Trace elements and bone -- Phosphorus and bone -- Seasonal differences in mineral homeostasis and bone metabolism in response to oral phosphate loading in older Northern Chinese adults -- Diabetes mellitus and osteoporosis -- Vitamin D and muscle -- Vitamin D and bone health -- Effects of vitamin D on bone health in healthy young adults -- Vitamin D effects on bone structure in childhood and aging -- Dietary patterns and bone health -- Nutritional factors that influence change in bone density and stress fracture risk among young female cross-country runners -- A dietary pattern that predicts physical performance in an elderly population -- Citrus hesperidin and bone health: from preclinical studies to nutritional intervention trials -- Acidosis and bone -- Acid-base homeostasis and the skeleton: an update on current thinking -- Acid-base balance, bone, and muscle -- The effect of mineral waters on bone metabolism: alkalinity over calcium? -- Bone-anabolic impact of dietary high protein intake compared with the effects of low potentioal renal acid load, enodgenous steroid hormones, and muscularity in children -- Salt sensitivity, metabolic acidosis, and bone health
Summary Nutritional Influences on Bone Health presents a collection of papers from the 7th International Symposium on Nutritional Aspects of Osteoporosis, the primary forum for scientists in the field of nutrition and bone health. Key themes from this symposium included the permeation of the Western diet across the globe, calcium, vitamin D and acid-base balance
Peter Burckhardt, MD is a Professor of Medicine at the Clinique Bois-Cerf of the Hirslanden Hospital in Lausanne, Switzerland. In addition to his activities as a clinician and academic teacher, Professor Burckhardt has authored more than 300 scientific publications and has been a member of several editorial boards
Bess Dawson-Hughes, MD is Senior Scientist and Director at the Bone and Metabolism Laboratory for the USDA Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University Boston, in Massachusetts, USA
Connie Weaver, PhD is a Distinguished Professor and Department Head at the Foods and Nutrition Department at Purdue University in Indiana, USA. --Book Jacket
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Osteoporosis -- Nutritional aspects -- Congresses.
Osteoporosis -- Diet therapy -- Congresses.
Osteoporosis -- Prevention -- Congresses.
Bone and Bones.
Bone Diseases -- diet therapy.
Bone Diseases -- metabolism.
Calcium -- therapeutic use.
Osteoporosis -- diet therapy.
Vitamin D -- therapeutic use.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Burckhardt, Peter.
Dawson-Hughes, Bess.
Weaver, Connie, 1950-
ISBN 9781848829787