Bone Health in Children PDF ePub eBook

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Bone Health in Children free pdf 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.

About Steven A. Abrams

Steven A. Abrams is an Adjunct Professor at the University of Texas School of Public Health and a Professor of Pediatrics at the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. Keli M. Hawthorne is a Senior Registered Dietitian at the Baylor College of Medicine and USDA/ARS Children's Nutrition Research Center in Houston, Texas.

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Author : Steven A. Abrams
Publisher : CRC Press Inc
Data Published : 22 March 2012
ISBN : 1439849269
EAN : 9781439849262
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 241 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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