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Calcium RDA increase suggested by studies in Journal of Nutrition review.

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Executive Summary

CALCIUM RDA INCREASE MAY BE WARRANTED BY DATA IN LITERATURE, Han Kemper, PhD, et al. suggested in a review article that appears in the November issue of the Journal of Nutrition. The researchers said that a meta-analysis of calcium supplement intervention studies "suggest[s] that an increase in the current [Recommended Dietary Allowance] is needed." However, they cautioned that further study is necessary "to justify a new recommendation."





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