Potassium, Calcium on Bone Turnover in Postmenopausal Women
While we’re on the subject of bone. I mentioned above that lifestyle is a key determinant in developing osteoporosis. This has to do with maintain more of an animal based/acid diet. Our body then has to use more calcium to buffer the acids, resulting in increased bone loss.
This study finds that the addition of potassium citrate goes a long way in shifting towards an alkaline environment and protecting bone.