Bone. Maximizing bone health--magnesium, BMD and fractures

Nat Rev Endocrinol. 2014 May;10(5):255-6. doi: 10.1038/nrendo.2014.39. Epub 2014 Apr 1.

Abstract

The contribution of nutrition to bone health has been heavily debated for many years resulting in unclear recommendations for patients regarding prevention of bone loss and subsequent fractures. A recent cohort study has examined the relationships between magnesium intake, BMD and fractures.

Publication types

  • Comment

MeSH terms

  • Bone and Bones / metabolism*
  • Diet*
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Magnesium / metabolism*
  • Osteoporotic Fractures / prevention & control*

Substances

  • Magnesium