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Calcium in human health

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Published by Humana Press in Totowa, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Calcium in the body,
  • Calcium in human nutrition,
  • Calcium -- metabolism,
  • Calcium -- pharmacology,
  • Nutritional Requirements

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statement[edited by] Connie M. Weaver and Robert P. Heaney ; foreword by Lawrence G. Raisz.
    SeriesNutrition and health, Nutrition and health (Totowa, N.J.)
    ContributionsWeaver, Connie, 1950-, Heaney, Robert Proulx, 1927-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQP535.C2 C26355 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 450 p. :
    Number of Pages450
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17908664M
    ISBN 101588294528
    LC Control Number2005006564

    Chapter 8: Health significance of calcium and magnesium: Examples from human studies 82 G.F. Combs, Jr and F.H. Nielsen Chapter 9: Calcium and magnesium: Role of drinking-water in relation to bone metabolism 94 C.M. Weaver and J.W. Nieves Chapter Epidemiological studies and the association of cardiovascular. Your body needs calcium to build and maintain strong bones. Your heart, muscles and nerves also need calcium to function properly. Some studies suggest that calcium, along with vitamin D, may have benefits beyond bone health: perhaps protecting against cancer, diabetes and high blood pressure.

      Magnesium is an important mineral, playing a role in over enzyme reactions in the human body. Its many functions include helping with muscle and nerve function, regulating blood pressure, and. Calcium and Phosphorus in Health and Disease is a valuable source of information on the role of nutrition in maintaining bone health throughout the life cycle. It emphasizes nutritional interactions with mineral metabolism and maintenance of bone book presents the basic concepts of regulation of calcium and phosphorus metabolism by calcemic hormones and the structure 4/5(1).

    is a rapid access, point-of-care medical reference for primary care and emergency clinicians. Started in , this collection now contains interlinked topic pages divided into a tree of 31 specialty books and chapters.   A.R.N.P., in a study on calcium-rich alternatives for supplements published in the Journal for Nurse Practitioners, says the human body cannot manufacture adequate amounts of .


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Calcium performs diverse biological functions in the human body and is a micronutrient essential to human health and well-being. It serves as a second messenger for nearly every biological process, stabilizes many proteins, and in deficient amounts is associated with a large number diseases and : Humana Press.

The Nutrition and Health Series of books have had great success because each volume has the consistent overriding mission of providing health professionals with texts that are essential because each includes (1) a synthesis of the state of the science; (2) timely, in-depth reviews by the leading researchers in their respective fields; (3) extensive, - to-date fully annotated.

Calcium performs diverse biological functions in the human body and is a micronutrient essential to human health and well-being. It serves as a second messenger for nearly every biological process, stabilizes many proteins, and in deficient amounts is associated with a large number diseases and : Hardcover.

Calcium and Disease Calcium in Systemic Human Health Robert P. Heaney Calcium and Oral Health Elizabeth A. Krall Dietary Calcium and Obesity Dorothy Teegarden Polycystic Ovary Syndrome and Reproduction Susan Thys-Jacobs Premenstrual Syndrome Susan Thys-Jacobs Calcium Throughout the Life Cycle: The Later Years Bess Dawson-Hughes Calcium, Vitamin.

"Comprehensive and authoritative, Calcium in Human Health often health professionals and researchers a vast amount of current information on the sources, biological function, interactions, and disease implications of calcium, a critical benchmark resource for improving the health outcomes of individuals, finding new drugs that alter the function of the extracellular calcium.

Calcium performs diverse biological functions in the human body and is a micronutrient essential to human health and well-being.

It serves as a second messenger for nearly every biological process, stabilizes many proteins, and in deficient amounts is associated with a large number diseases and disorders. Calcium In Human Health is the culmination of, on the part of the authors and editors, the daunting task of assembling and presenting an enormous amount of information dealing with diverse topics in calcium nutrition.

I report that they have succeeded in their efforts. The book is divided into sections: Calcium functions; Techniques for studying calcium Author: Bruce W Hollis. Calcium and magnesium are of great importance to human wellbeing and inadequate intake of either nutrient can impair health.

The main objective of this book is to present a selection of studies on calcium and magnesium in groundwater and. Calcium in Human Health by Connie M. Weaver,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Calcium is tightly linked to many of the roles that vitamin D plays in the body.

In bone health (and other physiologic systems), calcium is a key player. Calcium is a mineral that must be constantly eaten to build bone and maintain the blood level of calcium. When people hear about calcium, they think “bone.”.

In Januarythis health claim was expanded to include vitamin D. Model health claims include the following: "Adequate calcium throughout life, as part of a well-balanced diet, may reduce the risk of osteoporosis" and "Adequate calcium and vitamin D as part of a healthful diet, along with physical activity, may reduce the risk of.

Calcium in Human Biology provides an authoritative review of current knowledge and points the way to further progress in the understanding of this essential nutrient.

In addition to considering the established importance of an adequate dietary source of available calcium for the formation of sound bones and teeth, there is detailed discussion of the part calcium plays in a variety of Cited by: Calcium, phosphorus, and magnesium are required in relatively large amounts and are designated as macrominerals.

These are discussed in this chapter. Minerals needed in smaller amounts are called trace elements; these are discussed in Chapter Calcium is the most abundant mineral in the human body, making up to 2% of the total body.

This chapter elaborates about oncomodulin, which is a residue oncodevelopmental calcium-binding protein found in extraembryonic rat and human developmental tissue, and in a wide variety of tumors but not in fetal or normal adult tissues. cDNA clones defined an oncomodulin message of ∼ kb in length consisting of 5′ and 3.

The bones and teeth contain over 99% of the calcium in the human body. Calcium is also found in the blood, muscles, and other tissue. HHS. Food labeling: health claims; calcium and. Calcium Signaling in Human Health and Diseases.

Francesco Moccia (Ed.) Pages: Published: January (This book is a printed edition of the Special Issue Calcium Signaling in Human Health and Diseases that was published in IJMS) Download PDF.

Add this book. Calcium in Human Health. Calcium in Human Health pp | Cite as. Calcium and Oral Health. Authors; Authors and affiliations; Elizabeth A.

Krall; Chapter. k Downloads; Part of the Nutrition and Health book series (NH) Abstract. Calcium is vital for the proper development and maintenance of calcified oral tissues. Cited by: 1. The Calcium Lie II Book Reviews Dear Sirs: Excellent book.

I learned quite a lot of about the human body from it.I now have in my possession a resource with which I can refute any objections to my use of vitamins and minerals to improve my health/5(4). Calcium in Human Biology provides an authoritative review of current knowledge and points the way to further progress in the understanding of this essential nutrient.

In addition to considering the established importance of an adequate dietary source of available calcium for the formation of sound bones and teeth, there is detailed discussion of the part calcium plays in a variety of. Calcium absorption is best when a person consumes no more than mg at one time.

So a person who takes 1, mg/day of calcium from supplements, for example, should split the dose rather than take it all at once. Calcium supplements may cause gas, bloating, and consti-pation in some people.

If any of these symptoms occur, tryFile Size: KB. Calcium hydroxyapatite is a highly absorbable form of calcium that your body requires for bone health and prevention of bone degeneration.

It makes sense that this ingredient would be the best of any bone health supplement. The Best Calcium for Bone Health. The health of human bones depends on three essential factors.Calcium as a nutrient is most commonly associated with the formation and metabolism of bone.

Over 99 percent of total body calcium is found as calcium hydroxyapatite (Ca10[PO4]6[OH]2) in bones and teeth, where it provides hard tissue with its strength. Calcium in the circulatory system, extracellular fluid, muscle, and other tissues is critical for mediating vascular contraction and Cited by: 2.Calcium homeostasis is also related to oral calcium intake, vitamin D prescription, parathyroid hormone levels, and phosphate levels.

Whereas the normal serum ionized calcium level varies from to mmol/L, the calcium concentration of dialysate (in which all of the calcium is ionized) usually ranges from to mmol/L.