Calcium May Promote Healthy Body Weight – Post 4

Low dietary intakes of calcium may increase the prevalence of being overweight or obesity by 24 percent, according to a new study from Brazil.
The study results showed that people with the lowest average intakes (less than 265 mg) were 24 percent more likely to be overweight, compared to people who consumed at least 593 mg of calcium per day.
“In the present study, higher mean calcium intakes were also observed among women with normal weight who were non-smokers, practiced physical activity, and had higher educational levels,” Milena Baptista Bueno, the lead researcher.

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