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M´┐Żlgaard C, Larnkjaer A, Cashman KD, Lamberg-Allardt C, Jakobsen J, Michaelsen KF;
2010
February
Bone
Does vitamin D supplementation of healthy Danish Caucasian girls affect bone turnover and bone mineralization?
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A high peak bone mass may be essential for reducing the risk of osteoporosis later in life and a sufficient vitamin D level during puberty may be necessary for optimal bone accretion and obtaining a high peak bone mass. Dietary intake and synthesis during winter of vitamin D might be limited but the effect of vitamin D supplementation in adolescence on bone mass is not well established.

10.1016/j.bone.2009.08.056
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