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Dietary Calcium Intake in LSAH Participants and U.S. General Population (LSAHNEWSV13_2_2)
Research Area:
Bone and calcium physiology
Metabolism and nutrition
Species Studied
Scientific Name: Homo sapiens Species: Human

Dietary calcium intake was measured to determine if Longitudinal Study of Astronaut Health (LSAH) participants meet the recommendations of the National Osteoporosis Foundation for prevention of osteoporosis and promotion of bone health.

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National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Quick glance: reported daily calcium intake. In: Longitudinal Study of Astronaut Health Newsletter. April 2005;13(2):3.

Bone and bones
Calcium, dietary

Data Information
Data Availability
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Calcium, dietary

Mission/Study Information
Mission Launch/Start Date Landing/End Date Duration
LSAH 01/01/1989 05/31/2010 21 years

Additional Information
Managing NASA Center
Johnson Space Center (JSC)
Responsible NASA Representative
Johnson Space Center LSDA Office
Project Manager: Pamela A. Bieri
Institutional Support
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)