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- Nielsen, Forrest H.
- Nutrition today 1988 v.23 no.1 pp. 4
- dietary minerals; boron; mineral metabolism; bone mineralization; nutrient deficiencies; risk factors; osteoporosis
- ... A technical report summarizes and discusses evidence concerning the role of boron in major trace element metabolism and its possible importance in osteoporosis. Attention is given to: the chemical nature and binding of boron; its history in biology; the findings of animal studies from 1981-86; and the results of recent studies on postmenopausal women and their significance in the prevention of cal ...