Nutritional Influences on Bone Health

  • Peter Burckhardt
  • Bess Dawson-Hughes
  • Connie Weaver

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvii
  2. René Rizzoli, Jean-Philippe Bonjour, Thierry Chevalley
    Pages 1-8
  3. R. L. Prince, X. Meng, A. Devine, D. A. Kerr, V. Solah, C. W. Binns et al.
    Pages 9-15
  4. Sue A. Shapses, Deeptha Sukumar
    Pages 27-33
  5. Connie M. Weaver, Kathleen M. Hill
    Pages 41-49
  6. Guansheng Ma, Qian Zhang, Jing Yin, Ailing Liu, Weijing Du, Xiaoyan Wang et al.
    Pages 67-72
  7. Franz Jakob, Lothar Seefried, Christa Kitz, August Stich, Barbara Sponholz, Peter Raab et al.
    Pages 81-86
  8. Christel Lamberg-Allardt, Heini Karp, Virpi Kemi
    Pages 87-97
  9. Lorenz C. Hofbauer, Christine Hamann
    Pages 103-108
  10. Heike Bischoff-Ferrari, Bess Dawson-Hughes
    Pages 109-113
  11. Paul Lips
    Pages 115-120
  12. Kun Zhu, Richard L. Prince
    Pages 127-134
  13. Helen M. Macdonald, Antonia C. Hardcastle
    Pages 135-143
  14. Jeri W. Nieves, Kathryn Melsop, Meredith Curtis, Kristin L. Cobb, Jennifer L. Kelsey, Laura K. Bachrach et al.
    Pages 145-147
  15. Jeri W. Nieves, Elizabeth Vasquez, Yian Gu, Jose Luchsinger, Yaakov Stern, Nikolaos Scarmeas
    Pages 149-151
  16. Véronique Habauzit, Elizabeth Offord, Marie-Noëlle Horcajada
    Pages 153-159
  17. David A. Bushinsky
    Pages 161-166
  18. Bess Dawson-Hughes
    Pages 173-179
  19. Lynda A. Frassetto, Olga Schmidlin, Anthony Sebastian
    Pages 197-200
  20. Back Matter
    Pages 201-205

About this book


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.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Peter Burckhardt
    • 1
  • Bess Dawson-Hughes
    • 2
  • Connie Weaver
    • 3
  1. 1.LausanneSwitzerland
  2. 2.Tufts University BostonUSDA Human Nutrition Research Centre onBostonUSA
  3. 3., Foods and NutritionPurdue UniversityWest LafayetteUSA

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag London 2010
  • Publisher Name Springer, London
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-1-84882-977-0
  • Online ISBN 978-1-84882-978-7
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