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Do Dollars Form the Backbone of Osteoporosis Recommendations?

(MedPage Today) Conflicts of interest are driving vitamin D and calcium recommendations for osteoporosis, according to two endocrinologists.
Despite more than enough data that strongly suggests calcium and vitamin D supplements have little to no effects in preventing osteoporosis, and may even pose harmful risks to consumers, both the U.S. National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF) and the International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) continue to recommend these products, stated Andrew Grey, MBChB, and Mark Bolland, MBChB, from the University of Auckland in New Zealand.
Both NOF and IOF are heavily funded by supplement and supplement-enriched food companies, they pointed out in an analysis.
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