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Intake of Additional Calcium Does Not Reduce Osteoporosis Risk

by Savitha C Muppala on  May 26, 2011 at 12:26 PM Diet & Nutrition News   - G J E 4
A recent research from UK has pointed out that increase in intake of calcium may not have a beneficial effect in reducing risk of osteoporosis in later life.
 Intake of Additional Calcium Does Not Reduce Osteoporosis Risk
Intake of Additional Calcium Does Not Reduce Osteoporosis Risk
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Though moderate amounts of calcium are required for the body, increasing the intake of calcium to reduce the risk of bone disease may not actually produce the desired effect.

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'The highest quintile of calcium intake did not further reduce the risk of fractures of any type, or of osteoporosis,' researchers said.



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