Published in Women's Health Weekly, October 23rd, 2003
"High dietary protein intakes are known to increase urinary calcium excretion and, if maintained, will result in sustained hypercalciuria. To date, the majority of calcium balance studies in humans have not detected an effect of dietary protein on intestinal calcium absorption or serum parathyroid hormone. Therefore, it is commonly concluded that the source of the excess urinary calcium is increased bone resorption," scientists writing in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition report.
"Recent studies from our laboratory indicate that alterations in dietary protein...
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