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Phosphate decreases urine calcium and increases calcium balance: A meta-analysis of the osteoporosis acid-ash diet hypothesis

  • Tanis R Fenton1, 2Email author,
  • Andrew W Lyon3, 4,
  • Michael Eliasziw2,
  • Suzanne C Tough1, 2 and
  • David A Hanley1, 2, 5
Nutrition Journal20098:41

DOI: 10.1186/1475-2891-8-41

Received: 6 April 2009

Accepted: 15 September 2009

Published: 15 September 2009

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Original Submission
6 Apr 2009 Submitted Original manuscript
Resubmission - Version 2
Submitted Manuscript version 2
22 Apr 2009 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Connie Weaver
7 May 2009 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Marian Hannan
15 May 2009 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Michael Huncharek
Resubmission - Version 3
Submitted Manuscript version 3
14 Aug 2009 Author responded Author comments - Tanis Fenton
31 Aug 2009 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Marian Hannan
Resubmission - Version 4
14 Aug 2009 Submitted Manuscript version 4
15 Sep 2009 Editorially accepted
15 Sep 2009 Article published 10.1186/1475-2891-8-41

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Authors’ Affiliations

Clinical Nutrition, Alberta Health Services
Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary
Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, University of Calgary
Calgary Laboratory Services
Department of Medicine and Oncology, University of Calgary