TITLE

Which Is Best for Weight Loss: Low Carb, Low Fat, or Mediterranean?

PUB. DATE
October 2008
SOURCE
OB/GYN Clinical Alert;Oct2008 Clinical Briefs in Primary, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the study that identifies the best diet for weight loss. The study investigates the low-fat and Mediterranean diets each provided 1500 calcium calorie (kcal)/ day (d) for women or 1800 kcal/d for men. The study shows that either of the two more successful diets might be appropriate, since low-carbohydrate and Mediterranean diets produced a 5.5 kilogram (kg) and 4.6 kg weight loss at two years.
ACCESSION #
35043752

 

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