Background: Weight loss (WL) is associated with a decrease in
calcium absorption and may be one mechanism that induces bone
loss with weight reduction.
Objective: Because vitamin D supplementation has been shown to
increase true fractional calcium absorption (TFCA), the goal of this
study was to examine the effect of vitamin D during WL or weight
Design: A randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blind 6-wk
study was conducted in 82 postmenopausal women [BMI (in kg/...
Authors: Sue Shapses, Deeptha Sukumar, Stephen Schneider, Yvette Schlussel, Robert Sherrell, M Paul Field, Hasina Ambia-Sobhan