Nutritional influences on bone health [1ed.]1848829779, 9781848829770, 9781848829787
Description:Nutritional Influences on Bone Health presents a collection of papers from the 7th International Symposium on Nutritional Aspects of Osteoporosis, the primary forum for scientists in the field of nutrition and bone health. Key themes from this symposium included the permeation of the Western diet across the globe, calcium, vitamin D and acid-base balance.Written by authorities on the impact of nutrition on bone health, this volume brings the reader the emerging trends, new messages and the latest scientific data in the field, to inform future research and clinical practice.Peter Burckhardt, MD is a Professor of Medicine at the Clinique Bois-Cerf of the Hirslanden Hospital in Lausanne, Switzerland. In addition to his activities as a clinician and academic teacher, Professor Burckhardt has authored more than 300 scientific publications and has been a member of several editorial boards.Bess Dawson Hughes, MD is a Professor of Medicine and a Senior Scientist for the USDA Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University Boston, in Massachusetts, USA.Connie Weaver, PhD is a Distinguished Professor and Department Head at the Foods and Nutrition Department at Purdue University in Indiana, USA.