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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 Journal201312:8

DOI: 10.1186/1475-2891-12-8

Received: 28 July 2012

Accepted: 20 December 2012

Published: 8 January 2013

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Original Submission
28 Jul 2012 Submitted Original manuscript
Resubmission - Version 2
Submitted Manuscript version 2
11 Aug 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - shiva faghih
14 Sep 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - margo barker
16 Oct 2012 Author responded Author comments - Wei Zhu
Resubmission - Version 3
16 Oct 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 3
30 Oct 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - shiva faghih
Resubmission - Version 4
Submitted Manuscript version 4
20 Dec 2012 Editorially accepted
8 Jan 2013 Article published 10.1186/1475-2891-12-8

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Nutrition, Shanghai Institute of Health Sciences
Department of Clinical Nutrition, Changhai Hospital, Second Military Medical University
Department of Clinical Nutrition, Chengdu Military General Hospital