Saturday, August 27, 2016

Dietary Minerals Calcium: The effects of vitamin D and calcium on Osteoporosis

Kyle J. Norton(Scholar, Master of Nutrients), all right reserved.
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                                 Dietary Minerals 

Dietary Minerals are the group of minerals which is essential for our body to sustain normal functions and physical health.


Calcium, a trace mineral plays an important role in build and maintain strong bones and teeth, found abundantly in meat, poultry, fish, nut, seeds, bean, etc. As we age, calcium is absorbed less effectively.

      The effects of vitamin D and calcium on Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is a bone disease that predisposes to fractures. Sufficient intake of calciumand vitamin D is recommended for prevention and treatment. According to the study of 28,406 respondents aged 50 or older to the 2009 Canadian Community Health Survey (CCHS)--Healthy Aging, found that
In 2009, 19.2% of women and 3.4% of men aged 50 or older reported having been diagnosed with osteoporosis; the 2004 rates were similar. Age, sex and household income were associated with the probability of reporting osteoporosis. In 2004, based on dietary and supplement intake, 45% to 69% of the population aged 50 or older had inadequate intake of calcium, and 54% to 66% had inadequate intake of vitamin D(1).

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