Effects of calcium and dairy on body composition and weight loss in African-American adults.

@article{Zemel2005EffectsOC,
  title={Effects of calcium and dairy on body composition and weight loss in African-American adults.},
  author={Michael B Zemel and Joanna Richards and Anita Milstead and Peter Campbell},
  journal={Obesity research},
  year={2005},
  volume={13 7},
  pages={1218-25}
}
OBJECTIVE Our objective was to determine the effects of dairy consumption on adiposity and body composition in obese African Americans. RESEARCH METHODS AND PROCEDURES We performed two randomized trials in obese African-American adults. In the first (weight maintenance), 34 subjects were maintained on a low calcium (500 mg/d)/low dairy (<1 serving/d) or high dairy (1200 mg Ca/d diet including 3 servings of dairy) diet with no change in energy or macronutrient intake for 24 weeks. In the… CONTINUE READING

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