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Bone Health in Children,9781439849262
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Bone Health in Children

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Edition:
1st
ISBN13:

9781439849262

ISBN10:
1439849269
Format:
Hardcover
Pub. Date:
3/20/2012
Publisher(s):
CRC Press
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Summary

This book provides a rational basis for understanding how to ensure adequate bone health in children. It discusses the recommended dietary intakes of calcium and vitamin D in pediatric health as well as appropriate sources of these nutrients. The text presents information on the maintenance and improvement of bone health in children and adolescents. Chapters cover peak bone mass and prevention of bone loss diseases; bone formation; nutritional needs for calcium and vitamin D based on age; additional key nutrients needed for healthy bones; exercise and management of chronic illnesses; genetics and bone health; and future directions towards targeted dietary recommendations.


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