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The influence of Vitamin D and Calcium on fat and obesity – March 2014

Calcium and Vitamin D in the Regulation of Energy Balance: Where Do We Stand?

Int. J. Molecular. Sci. 2014, 15(3), 4938-4945; doi:10.3390/ijms15034938 (doi registration under processing)
Mario J. Soares m.soares at curtin.edu.au , Kaveri Pathak †email and Emily K. Calton †email
Directorate of Nutrition, Dietetics & Food Science, School of Public Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, Curtin University, Perth 6845, Australia
Received: 19 February 2014; in revised form: 11 March 2014 / Accepted: 13 March 2014 / Published: 20 March 2014
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Nutritional Control of Metabolism)

There is a pandemic of obesity and associated chronic diseases. Dietary calcium and vitamin D have many extra-skeletal roles in human health. In this review we have summarized the current understanding of their influence on human energy balance by examining the epidemiological, clinical, animal, cellular and molecular evidence. We opine that while calcium and vitamin D are functional nutrients in the battle against obesity, there is a need for prospective human trials to tilt the balance of evidence in favour of these nutrients.
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