Nutrients 2009, 1(1), 83-100; doi:10.3390/nu1010083
Article

Dairy-Rich Diets Augment Fat Loss on an Energy-Restricted Diet: A Multicenter Trial

1,* email, 2email, 3email, 4email, 5email, 2email and 2email
Received: 7 July 2009; Accepted: 30 August 2009 / Published: 3 September 2009
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Feature Papers)
This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
Abstract: A 12-week randomized controlled multi-center clinical trial was conducted in 106 overweight and obese adults. Diets were designed to produce a 2,093 kJ/day energy deficit with either low calcium (LC; ~600 mg/day), high calcium (HC; ~1,400 mg/day), or high dairy (HD; three dairy servings, diet totaling ~1,400 mg/day). Ninety-three subjects completed the trial, and 68 met all a priori weekly compliance criteria. Both HC and HD contained comparable levels of calcium, but HC was only ~30% as effective as HD in suppressing 1,25-(OH)2D and exerted no significant effects on weight loss or body composition compared to LC. In the group that met compliance criteria, HD resulted in ~two-fold augmentation of fat loss compared to LC and HC (HD: -4.43 ± 0.53 kg; LC: -2.69 ± 0.0.53 kg; HC: -2.23 ± 0.73kg, p < 0.025); assessment of all completers and an intent-to-treat analysis produced similar trends. HD augmentated central (trunk) fat loss (HD: -2.38 ± 0.30 kg; HC: -1.42 ± 0.30 kg; LC: -1.36 ± 0.42 kg, p < 0.05) and waist circumference (HD: -7.65 ± 0.75 cm; LC: -4.92 ± 0.74 cm; LC: -4.95 ± 1.05 cm, p < 0.025). Similar effects were noted among all subjects completing the study and in an intent-to-treat analysis. These data indicate that dairy-rich diets augment weight loss by targeting the fat compartment during energy restriction.
Keywords: calcium; dairy; energy restriction; multi-center; vitamin D
PDF Full-text Download PDF Full-Text [310 KB, uploaded 7 September 2009 08:31 CEST]

Export to BibTeX |
EndNote


MDPI and ACS Style

Zemel, M.B.; Teegarden, D.; Van Loan, M.; Schoeller, D.A.; Matkovic, V.; Lyle, R.M.; Craig, B.A. Dairy-Rich Diets Augment Fat Loss on an Energy-Restricted Diet: A Multicenter Trial. Nutrients 2009, 1, 83-100.

AMA Style

Zemel MB, Teegarden D, Van Loan M, Schoeller DA, Matkovic V, Lyle RM, Craig BA. Dairy-Rich Diets Augment Fat Loss on an Energy-Restricted Diet: A Multicenter Trial. Nutrients. 2009; 1(1):83-100.

Chicago/Turabian Style

Zemel, Michael B.; Teegarden, Dorothy; Van Loan, Marta; Schoeller, Dale A.; Matkovic, Velimir; Lyle, Roseann M.; Craig, Bruce A. 2009. "Dairy-Rich Diets Augment Fat Loss on an Energy-Restricted Diet: A Multicenter Trial." Nutrients 1, no. 1: 83-100.


Nutrients EISSN 2072-6643 Published by MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland RSS E-Mail Table of Contents Alert