Karen Rafferty

Summary

Affiliation: Creighton University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Potassium intake and the calcium economy
    Karen Rafferty
    Creighton University, Osteoporosis Research Center, Omaha, Nebraska 68131, USA
    J Am Coll Nutr 24:99-106. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Nutrient effects on the calcium economy: emphasizing the potassium controversy
    Karen Rafferty
    Creighton University Osteoporosis Research Center, Omaha, NE 68131, USA
    J Nutr 138:166S-171S. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Calcium fortificants: overview and strategies for improving calcium nutriture of the U.S. population
    K Rafferty
    Creighton Univ, Osteoporosis Research Center, 601 N 30th St, Suite 4820, Omaha, NE 68131, USA
    J Food Sci 72:R152-8. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Determinants of endogenous calcium entry into the gut
    K Michael Davies
    Osteoporosis Research Center, Creighton University, Omaha, NE, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 80:919-23. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Calcium fortification systems differ in bioavailability
    Robert P Heaney
    Creighton University Medical Center, 601 N 30th Street, Omaha, NE 68131, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 105:807-9. 2005
  6. doi request reprint Preponderance of the evidence: an example from the issue of calcium intake and body composition
    Robert P Heaney
    Creighton University Medical Center, Osteoporosis Research Center, Omaha, Nebraska 68131, USA
    Nutr Rev 67:32-9. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Effect of yogurt on a urinary marker of bone resorption in postmenopausal women
    Robert P Heaney
    Creighton University, Omaha, NE 68131, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 102:1672-4. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint Decline in muscle mass with age in women: a longitudinal study using an indirect measure
    K Michael Davies
    Creighton University Osteoporosis Research Center, Omaha, NE 68131, USA
    Metabolism 51:935-9. 2002
  9. pmc The selection and prevalence of natural and fortified calcium food sources in the diets of adolescent girls
    Karen Rafferty
    Osteoporosis Research Center, Creighton University, Omaha, NE 68131, USA
    J Nutr Educ Behav 43:96-102. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint The effect of soy protein isolate on bone metabolism
    J Christopher Gallagher
    Bone Metabolism Unit, School of Medicine and the Osteoporosis Research Center, Creighton University, Omaha, NE, USA
    Menopause 11:290-8. 2004

Detail Information

Publications13

  1. ncbi request reprint Potassium intake and the calcium economy
    Karen Rafferty
    Creighton University, Osteoporosis Research Center, Omaha, Nebraska 68131, USA
    J Am Coll Nutr 24:99-106. 2005
    ..Dietary potassium intake (K) lowers urinary calcium (Ca) excretion and, in short-term studies, may improve Ca balance...
  2. ncbi request reprint Nutrient effects on the calcium economy: emphasizing the potassium controversy
    Karen Rafferty
    Creighton University Osteoporosis Research Center, Omaha, NE 68131, USA
    J Nutr 138:166S-171S. 2008
    ..Mean 24-h urinary potassium averaged 92% of dietary intake. According to nationwide food consumption surveys, milk is the number 1 single food source of potassium in all age groups in the United States...
  3. ncbi request reprint Calcium fortificants: overview and strategies for improving calcium nutriture of the U.S. population
    K Rafferty
    Creighton Univ, Osteoporosis Research Center, 601 N 30th St, Suite 4820, Omaha, NE 68131, USA
    J Food Sci 72:R152-8. 2007
    ..As a consequence, each product must be explicitly tested to establish the degree to which its calcium is available to consumers...
  4. ncbi request reprint Determinants of endogenous calcium entry into the gut
    K Michael Davies
    Osteoporosis Research Center, Creighton University, Omaha, NE, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 80:919-23. 2004
    ..In health, such entry is as large as or larger than urinary calcium excretion. Because calcium absorption is inefficient, most of this endogenous intestinal calcium is excreted...
  5. ncbi request reprint Calcium fortification systems differ in bioavailability
    Robert P Heaney
    Creighton University Medical Center, 601 N 30th Street, Omaha, NE 68131, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 105:807-9. 2005
    ..Nutritionists and dietetics professionals should encourage manufacturers of fortified products to provide information on bioavailability...
  6. doi request reprint Preponderance of the evidence: an example from the issue of calcium intake and body composition
    Robert P Heaney
    Creighton University Medical Center, Osteoporosis Research Center, Omaha, Nebraska 68131, USA
    Nutr Rev 67:32-9. 2009
    ..In this review, one way of doing so is proposed and the recently emergent literature concerning calcium intake and body composition is used as an illustration of how such an approach might be used...
  7. ncbi request reprint Effect of yogurt on a urinary marker of bone resorption in postmenopausal women
    Robert P Heaney
    Creighton University, Omaha, NE 68131, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 102:1672-4. 2002
    ..Moreover, bone resorption responds rapidly and sensitively to improvements in calcium intake that are readily achievable by an older female population...
  8. ncbi request reprint Decline in muscle mass with age in women: a longitudinal study using an indirect measure
    K Michael Davies
    Creighton University Osteoporosis Research Center, Omaha, NE 68131, USA
    Metabolism 51:935-9. 2002
    ..Our study is the largest longitudinal study reported to date and provides, perhaps, a more secure basis for estimating muscle mass change with age than has been available heretofore...
  9. pmc The selection and prevalence of natural and fortified calcium food sources in the diets of adolescent girls
    Karen Rafferty
    Osteoporosis Research Center, Creighton University, Omaha, NE 68131, USA
    J Nutr Educ Behav 43:96-102. 2011
    ..To assess the impact of calcium-fortified food and dairy food on selected nutrient intakes in the diets of adolescent girls...
  10. ncbi request reprint The effect of soy protein isolate on bone metabolism
    J Christopher Gallagher
    Bone Metabolism Unit, School of Medicine and the Osteoporosis Research Center, Creighton University, Omaha, NE, USA
    Menopause 11:290-8. 2004
    ..This double-blind, 15-month pilot study was designed to investigate the effect of soy protein isolate with varying concentrations of isoflavones on early postmenopausal bone loss and lipids...
  11. ncbi request reprint The settling problem in calcium-fortified soybean drinks
    Robert P Heaney
    J Am Diet Assoc 106:1753; author reply 1755. 2006
  12. ncbi request reprint Assessing nutritional quality
    Robert P Heaney
    Am J Clin Nutr 83:722-3. 2006
  13. ncbi request reprint Letter re: Long-term persistence of the urine calcium-lowering effect of potassium bicarbonate in postmenopausal women
    Robert P Heaney
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 90:4417; author reply 4417-8. 2005