Calcium and vitamin D prevent osteoporosis

The effect of prolonged breast-feeding on the development of postmenopausal osteoporosis in population with insufficient calcium intake and vitamin D level

The study determined the effect of breast-feeding on osteoporosis, especially in people with low calcium intakes and vitamin D deficiencies. Data from 1231 postmenopausal women were analysed, and it was found an increase in the risk of osteoporosis was found in women with prolonged breast-feeding histories. The authors concluded that calcium and vitamin D levels may be important to prevent osteoporosis in postmenopausal women who derive from breast-feeding. Further details can be found in the study.
Yun BH, Chon SJ, Choi YS, Cho S, Lee BS, Seo SK.
The effect of prolonged breast-feeding on the development of postmenopausal osteoporosis in population with insufficient calcium intake and vitamin D level.
Osteoporos Int. 2016 Apr 5.


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