Graph showing that bone density decreases with age in white and black individuals.

FIGURE 4-11Bone density of the femur in the black and white population

SOURCE: Aloia, 2008. Reprinted with permission from the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition (2008; volume 88: 545S-550S), American Society for Nutrition.

From: 4, Review of Potential Indicators of Adequacy and Selection of Indicators: Calcium and Vitamin D

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Dietary Reference Intakes for Calcium and Vitamin D.
Institute of Medicine (US) Committee to Review Dietary Reference Intakes for Vitamin D and Calcium; Ross AC, Taylor CL, Yaktine AL, et al., editors.
Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 2011.
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