March 2002 Issue

Contentious Counter to Calcium Conference

At press time, EN joined over 200 health professionals in Washington, D.C. for a Calcium Summit. As would be expected of an event sponsored in part by the National Dairy Council, the conference focused on ways to increase calcium intake via milk and other dairy foods, with a special focus on youth. Researchers from top institutions also discussed the high rate of undetected bone loss in postmenopausal women and debated research linking milk

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