Vitamin D Can Cut Workout Related Bone Damage

One group of female Navy recruits were given 2,000 mg of calcium and 800 IU of vitamin D and the other group received a placebo. Durning a 2 year period the supplemented group got 21% less fractures than the placebo group.

Journal of Bone and Mineral Research
May 2008, Volume 23, Pages 741-749, doi: 10.1359/jbmr.080102
“Calcium and Vitamin D Supplementation Decreases Incidence of Stress Fractures in Female Navy Recruits”


Authors: Joan Lappe, D. Cullen, G. Haynatzki, R. Recker, R. Ahlf, K. Thompson

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: