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- Zapata, Carmina L Vargas, et al. Show all 6 Authors
- American journal of clinical nutrition 2006 v.83 no.2 pp. 317
- maternal nutrition; pregnant women; lactating women; pregnancy; diet; dietary minerals; calcium; nutrient intake; mineral metabolism; stable isotopes; bone mineralization; bone density; bone resorption; insulin-like growth factor I; nutrient balance; nutrient deficiencies
- ... BACKGROUND: Few data exist on longitudinal changes in bone calcium turnover rates across pregnancy and lactation. OBJECTIVE: Our aim was to characterize calcium kinetic variables and predictors of these changes across pregnancy and early lactation in women with low calcium intakes. DESIGN: Stable calcium isotopes were administered to 10 Brazilian women during early pregnancy (EP; weeks 10-12 of ge ...