Effect of potassium citrate supplementation or increased fruit and vegetable intake on bone metabolism in healthy postmenopausal women: A randomized controlled trial

Helen M. Macdonald, Alison J. Black, Lorna Aucott, Garry Duthie, Susan Duthie, Rena Sandison, Antonia C. Hardcastle, Susan A. Lanham New, William D. Fraser, David M. Reid

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Alkali provision may explain why fruit and vegetables benefit bone health.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)465-474
Number of pages10
JournalAmerican Journal of Clinical Nutrition
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Aug 2008


  • Aged
  • Amino Acids
  • Analysis of Variance
  • Biological Markers
  • Bone Density
  • Bone Resorption
  • Bone and Bones
  • Collagen Type I
  • Dietary Supplements
  • Dose-Response Relationship, Drug
  • Double-Blind Method
  • Female
  • Fruit
  • Humans
  • Middle Aged
  • Osteoporosis, Postmenopausal
  • Peptides
  • Postmenopause
  • Potassium Citrate
  • Single-Blind Method
  • Vegetables

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