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

October 2008
OB/GYN Clinical Alert;Oct2008 Clinical Briefs in Primary, p20
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.


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