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Erratum to: Calcium plus vitamin D3 supplementation facilitated Fat loss in overweight and obese college students with very-low calcium consumption: a randomized controlled trial

  • Wei Zhu1, 2,
  • Donglian Cai2Email author,
  • Ying Wang2,
  • Ning Lin3,
  • Qingqing Hu2,
  • Yang Qi2,
  • Shuangshuang Ma2 and
  • Sidath Amarasekara2
Nutrition Journal201312:43

DOI: 10.1186/1475-2891-12-43

Received: 5 March 2013

Accepted: 15 March 2013

Published: 8 April 2013

The Research to this article has been published in Nutrition Journal 2013 12:8

Correction

After publication of this article [1], we noted errors to the “body weight” row of Table three. The values for the controls of Δ1(wk 0 ~ wk 4) and Δ2(wk 0 ~ wk 8) should be negative (please see Table 1 below, a corrected version of Table three).
Table 1

Body composition changes between baseline and wk 4, wk 8, and wk 12

 

Δ1(wk0 ~ wk 4)

Δ2(wk0 ~ wk 8)

Δ3(wk0 ~ wk 12)

 

Calcium+D (n = 26)

Control (n = 25)

P a

Calcium+D (n = 25)

Control (n = 23)

P

Calcium+D (n = 22)

Control (n = 21)

P

Body weight (kg)

−2.2 ± 1.4 b

−1.7 ± 1.2

0.16

−3.3 ± 1.6

−3.3 ± 1.4

0.94

−4.1 ± 1.8

−3.5 ± 1.9

0.25

Fat mass (kg)

−1.7 ± 1.7

−1.0 ± 1.1

0.13

−2.4 ± 1.2

−1.7 ± 0.8

0.03

−2.8 ± 1.3

−1.8 ± 1.3

0.02

Fat percentage (%)

−1.6 ± 2.5

−0.8 ± 1.3

0.19

−2.1 ± 1.2

−1.1 ± 0.9

<0.01

−2.6 ± 1.6

−1.4 ± 1.5

0.02

Lean mass (kg)

−0.4 ± 1.0

−0.5 ± 1.2

0.77

−0.8 ± 0.9

−1.2 ± 1.7

0.24

−1.1 ± 1.1

−1.4 ± 1.2

0.31

Visceral fat mass (kg) c

−0.3 ± 0.3

−0.1 ± 0.2

0.09

−0.4 ± 0.3

−0.2 ± 0.2

<0.01

−0.5 ± 0.2

−0.3 ± 0.2

0.01

VFA (cm2) c

−6.6 ± 7.6

−2.9 ± 6.6

0.12

−10.9 ± 7.2

−4.6 ± 4.9

<0.01

−12.0 ± 6.4

−6.5 ± 7.2

0.02

Calcium+D, Calcium+vitamin D3 group. Control, control group. VFA, visceral fat area.

Δ1=[(mean values wk 4)-(mean values wk 0)]. Δ2=[(mean values wk 8)-(mean values wk 0)]. Δ3=[(mean values wk 12)-(mean values wk 0)].

Notes

Authors’ Affiliations

(1)
Department of Nutrition, Shanghai Institute of Health Sciences
(2)
Department of Clinical Nutrition, Changhai Hospital, Second Military Medical University
(3)
Department of Clinical Nutrition, Chengdu Military General Hospital

References

  1. Zhu W: Calcium plus vitamin D3 supplementation facilitated fat loss in overweight and obese college students with very-low calcium consumption: a randomized controlled trial. Nutr J. 2013, 12: 8-10.1186/1475-2891-12-8.View Article

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