Low dietary potassium intakes and high dietary estimates of net endogenous acid production are associated with low bone mineral density in premenopausal women and increased markers of bone resorption in postmenopausal women.

Helen M Macdonald, Susan A New, WD Fraser, Marion K Campbell, David M Reid

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Abstract

Dietary potassium, an indicator of NEAP and fruit and vegetable intake, may exert a modest influence on markers of bone health, which over a lifetime may contribute to a decreased risk of osteoporosis.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)923-933
Number of pages11
JournalAmerican Journal of Clinical Nutrition
Volume81
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2005

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