Correction: 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,

    Affiliated with

    • Donglian Cai2Email author,

      Affiliated with

      • Ying Wang2,

        Affiliated with

        • Ning Lin3,

          Affiliated with

          • Qingqing Hu2,

            Affiliated with

            • Yang Qi2,

              Affiliated with

              • Shuangshuang Ma2 and

                Affiliated with

                • Sidath Amarasekara2

                  Affiliated with

                  Nutrition Journal201312:43

                  DOI: 10.1186/1475-2891-12-43

                  Received: 5 March 2013

                  Accepted: 15 March 2013

                  Published: 8 April 2013

                  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)].

                  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.View Article

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