This book comprehensively covers the topics and discussions covered at the 10th International Symposium on Nutritional Aspects of Osteoporosis. It is the only international meeting that exclusively covers the role of nutrition on musculoskeletal health and function. Current thinking on the role of nutrition on bone and muscle development and health, and as a means of preventing osteoporosis, falls and fractures is covered. The latest evidence on the potential roles that protein, potassium, B vitamins, vitamin D, omega-3 fatty acids, and flavonoids in the context of bone and muscle health are also discussed.
Nutritional Influences on Bone Health reviews the role of nutrition in bone health and its potential role in preventing osteoporosis and sarcopenia in ageing populations, providing a valuable and practically applicable resource for practising and trainee health and medical professionals.
Springer International Publishing; October 2018
- ISBN: 9783319984643
- Read online, or download in DRM-free PDF (digitally watermarked) format
- Title: Nutritional Influences on Bone Health
- Author: Connie M. Weaver (ed.); Heike Bischoff-Ferrari (ed.); Robin M. Daly (ed.); Man-Sau Wong (ed.)
In The Press
“This comprehensive and valuable book summarizes the evidence and the lack thereof of the nutritional (dairy, micronutrients), lifestyle (exercise, resistance training), and supplemental (vitamin D, Omega 3, prebiotics) effects on bone health. It also sheds light on calcium/vitamin D requirements on bone growth in children.” (Stephanie Hakimian, Doody's Book Reviews, March, 22 , 2019)
About The Author
Connie M. Weaver, Ph.D., is Distinguished Professor and Head of the Department of Nutrition Science at Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana. In 2013, she was bestowed the honor of the Spirit of the Land Grant Award. In 2012 she was selected as the Herbert Newby McCoy recipient, the most prestigious research honor given by Purdue University. In 2010 she was elected to membership in the Institute of Medicine of The National Academies, of which she is a member of the Food and Nutrition Board. Also, in 2010 the Women's Global Health Institute (WGHI) was formed at Purdue University with the mission of improving the health of women globally through research and training by proactively identifying the causes and prevention of diseases related to women. For her contributions in teaching, Dr. Weaver was awarded Purdue University's Outstanding Teaching Award.