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Women who consume 1000 mg of calcium per day weigh 15-19 lbs less than those consuming 600 mg
Saturday, April 11, 2009 7:26 pm Email this article
Women who consume at least 1000 mg of calcium per day weigh roughly 15-19 pounds less than those who consume less than 600 mg per day according to a study from researchers at Laval University in Quebec, Canada.
The average body mass index (BMI) for these two groups was 28.4 vs 25.5. REFERENCE
Chaput J, Leblanc C, Pérusse L, Després J, Bouchard C, Tremblay A. Risk factors for adult overweight and obesity in the quebec family study: Have we been barking up the wrong tree? Obesity (Silver Spring). 2009 Apr 9, published on-line.
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Division of Kinesiology
Department of Social and Preventive Medicine
Faculty of Medicine
Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
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