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Calorie-Counters: A Healthy Diet for Food Manufacturers

Calorie-Counters: A Healthy Diet for Food Manufacturers

Many people pledge to get fit and lose weight as part of their New Year's resolution. The start of the year sees memberships of gyms and slimming clubs soar, as well as sales of meal replacement diets and low-fat and low-calorie foods. Manufacturers have spotted the demand for diet foods and are keen to keep the slimmers on track. Jasmin Rashid investigates:

The Influence of Dietary Calcium Intake on Peak Bone Mass

The Influence of Dietary Calcium Intake on Peak Bone Mass

The exact age at which peak bone mass is attained is not certain. The generally accepted notion has been that peak bone mass is finally attained in the third or early fourth decade of life (Ott, 1990; Recker et al, 1992). However, it is possible that gains in bone mass beyond the end of the second decade are small.