USA: Study finds that calcium in dairy products could aid weight loss
Women counting fat grams and cutting calories in anticipation of "bathing suit season" may be cutting dairy products, which are perceived as high in fat, from their diets -- to their detriment. According to a study in the December 2000 Journal of the American College of Nutrition, women with the highest intake of calcium from dairy foods -- relative to the number of calories they consumed each day -- lost the most weight and body fat over two years, regardless of exercise.
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