DATE: August 20, 2013
EXCERPT: “A team of investigators systematically analyzed the effect of calcium and vitamin D supplementation on joint symptoms in a rigorous and controlled study of postmenopausal women. They found that supplementation did not reduce the severity of joint symptoms reported by the participants.” more
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Chlebowski RT, Pettinger M, Johnson KC, Wallace R, Womack C, Mossavar-Rahmani Y, Stefanick M, Wactawski-Wende J, Carbone L, Lu B, Eaton C, Walitt B, Kooperberg CL. Calcium Plus Vitamin D Supplementation and Joint Symptoms in Postmenopausal Women in the Women's Health Initiative Randomized Trial. J Acad Nutr Diet. 2013 Aug 14.