Vitamin D and calcium in the human breast milk

Vitamin D and calcium in the human breast milk Vitamin D and calcium in the human milk is essential for the growth and the prevention of rickets in infants. In this review, we will discuss the physiology and the functions of vitamin D and calcium and the mechanisms of vitamin D and calcium transfer into the human breast milk. This review describes the recommended intake of vitamin D and calcium for infants and lactating mothers and the factors influencing the content of vitamin D and calcium in human milk. Furthermore, the measurement of vitamin D compounds and calcium in human breast milk is described in this review. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Best Practice & Research Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism Elsevier

Vitamin D and calcium in the human breast milk

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Elsevier
Copyright
Copyright © 2018 Elsevier Ltd
ISSN
1521-690X
eISSN
1532-1908
D.O.I.
10.1016/j.beem.2018.01.007
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Abstract

Vitamin D and calcium in the human milk is essential for the growth and the prevention of rickets in infants. In this review, we will discuss the physiology and the functions of vitamin D and calcium and the mechanisms of vitamin D and calcium transfer into the human breast milk. This review describes the recommended intake of vitamin D and calcium for infants and lactating mothers and the factors influencing the content of vitamin D and calcium in human milk. Furthermore, the measurement of vitamin D compounds and calcium in human breast milk is described in this review.

Journal

Best Practice & Research Clinical Endocrinology & MetabolismElsevier

Published: Jan 1, 2018

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