low-calcium diet

low-calcium diet

a diet that restricts the use of calcium and eliminates most dairy foods, all breads made with milk or dry skimmed milk, and deep-green leafy vegetables. It is prescribed for patients with absorptive hypercalciuria. Meats, including beef, lamb, pork, and veal, and poultry, fish, vegetables, legumes, and fruits are recommended.
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Have you followed a prolonged low-calcium diet - for instance because you don't eat dairy?
Wright says that studies in which animals were given high doses of strontium while on a low-calcium diet developed bone deformities.
The pathogenesis of rickets in Asian community in United Kingdom has been attributed to high-cereal, low-calcium diet which induces mild hyperparathyroidism (41).
A low-calcium diet can increase the laying-down of fat in the body because it is thought that calcium heats up the body slightly - burning off more fat.
On a low-calcium diet, lipogenesis increases and lipolysis decreases, leading to a net increase in adipocyte lipid storage.
The calcium-rich diet helped the participants lose more than an inch around their waist compared to those on the low-calcium diet.
A low-calcium diet is traditionally recognized as a deterrent to the development of kidney stones.
Many medical studies have linked a long-term, low-calcium diet - even one beginning as early as the mid-20s and 30s - with the development of osteoporosis and periodontal disease (caused by calcium being lost from the bones of the jaw).
Within five years, 23 men on the low-calcium diet had another kidney stone.
In experimental models, a low-calcium diet increased the voluntary lead consumption of rats (37), enhanced the effect of lead on blood pressure (38), and reduced lead clearance (39).
Furthermore, they add, the Colorado ptarmigan habitat is naturally calcium poor, placing the birds in a vicious circle: A low-calcium diet increases cadmium uptake, and cadmium ingestion retards calcium absorption.