Calcium and vitamin D intake appeared to increase the body's post-meal fat oxidation and calcium resulted in modest energy loss through higher fecal fat excretion, suggesting the nutrients play a role in regulating energy metabolism in humans, a study in Obesity Reviews revealed. Researchers, who conducted a literature review of trials, also connected higher diet-induced thermogenesis and lipolysis, suppressed lipogenic enzymes and lower hunger ratings with calcium and vitamin D intake.

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