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Meat good for calcium absorption

Feb 7, 2005
The long-held perception that consumption of high protein foods such as meat causes excess calcium loss is not true, according to research funded by the Beef Checkoff Program. The two-year study was conducted by the United States Department of Agriculture-Agricultural Research Service Grand Forks Human Nutrition Research Center in Grand Forks, N.D. The research announced Jan. 28 confirms findings from other studies showing that protein from meat does not compromise c...

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