Obesity: Calories or content: What is the best weight-loss diet?

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Abstract

Researchers have randomly assigned 811 overweight adults to low-calorie diets with differing percentages of energy derived from protein, carbohydrate, and fat; participants were followed up for 2 years. All groups experienced modest weight loss and improvements in cardiac and diabetes risk factors. Does this finding mean that clinicians can finally advise their patients on the best way to lose weight?

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)419-420
Number of pages2
JournalNature Reviews Endocrinology
Volume5
Issue number8
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2009

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Endocrinology
  • Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

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