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Acid diet (high-meat protein) effects on calcium metabolism and bone health

URL: https://pubag.nal.usda.gov/pubag/downloadPDF.xhtml?id=58087&content=PDF

Journal: Current Opinion in Clinical Nutrition and Metabolic Care

 Publication Date: 01/2010

 Summary: On the basis of recent findings, consuming protein (including that from meat) higher than current Recommended Dietary Allowance for protein is beneficial to calcium utilization and bone health, especially in the elderly. A high-protein diet with adequate calcium and fruits and vegetables is important for bone health and osteoporosis 

prevention.