Published in Women's Health Weekly, April 22nd, 2004
"Currently there is no consensus on the impact of dietary protein on calcium and bone metabolism. This study was conducted to examine the effect of increasing protein intake on urinary calcium excretion and to compare circulating levels of insulin-like growth factor (IGF)-I and biochemical markers of bone turnover in healthy older men and women who consumed either a high or a low protein food supplement for 9 weeks," scientists in the United States report.
"Thirty-two subjects with usual protein intakes of less than 0.85 g/kg.day (d) were randomly assigned to daily high...
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