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Calcium, Dietary

"Calcium, Dietary" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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Calcium compounds used as food supplements or in food to supply the body with calcium. Dietary calcium is needed during growth for bone development and for maintenance of skeletal integrity later in life to prevent osteoporosis.


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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Calcium, Dietary" by people in this website by year, and whether "Calcium, Dietary" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 6 publications over 6 distinct years, with a maximum of 1 publications in 2000 and 2005 and 2010 and 2012 and 2014 and 2018
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