Factors enhancing calcium's absorption
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Farmaceutyczny Zakład Naukowo-Produkcyjny „Biochefa"
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Barbara Dolińska   

Farmaceutyczny Zakład Naukowo-Produkcyjny „Biochefa”, 41-205 Sosnowiec, ul. Kasztanowa 3, tel./fax: 032 291 69 68
Ann. Acad. Med. Siles. 2009;63:76-83
The inappropriate supply of calcium influences bone loss and the risk of the osteoporosis. Health benefits expected from calcium depend on the amount of consumed calcium and also are strongly dependent on the possibility of organism to absorb calcium. Many studies devoted to this topic do not consider the absorbed calcium amount indeed which on average gives 10-75% of total calcium consumed. In order to make calcium absorption higher and more effective, researchers still conduct an investigation concerned with the factors enhancing calcium absorption and not having any negative influence on excretion of this element. The following can be rated among such substances: vitamin D, magnesium, inulin and other indigestible oligosaccharides, some amino acids, short-chain fatty acids, lactose, casein, phosvitin.
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