Mechanistic roles for calcium and vitamin D in the regulation of body weight.

  title={Mechanistic roles for calcium and vitamin D in the regulation of body weight.},
  author={Mario J Soares and L L Murhadi and Anura Vishwanath Kurpad and Wendy L Chan She Ping-Delfos and Leonard Sunil Piers},
  journal={Obesity reviews : an official journal of the International Association for the Study of Obesity},
  volume={13 7},
Low intakes of calcium and inadequate vitamin D status often cluster with higher prevalence rates of obesity. Consequently, there has been much interest in the mechanisms by which calcium and vitamin D could regulate body weight and adiposity. This review has focused on randomized controlled trials (RCTs) that have manipulated these nutrients and studied pathways of energy balance. Overall, there is consistent evidence that calcium and vitamin D increase whole body fat oxidation after single… CONTINUE READING
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