[Significance of intentional weight loss on health].

@article{Heitmann1997SignificanceOI,
  title={[Significance of intentional weight loss on health].},
  author={Berit Lilienthal Heitmann and Ole Lander Svendsen and Torben Martinussen and Kim L. Mikkelsen and Niels Keiding and Thorkild I A S\orensen and Arne Astrup},
  journal={Ugeskrift for laeger},
  year={1997},
  volume={159 26},
  pages={4099-104}
}
The aim of the present study was critically to review how intentional weight loss in overweight and obesity influences mortality. No randomized weight loss intervention trial has included mortality as an end-point. However, even minor weight loss causes beneficial changes in risk factors for cardiovascular disease, whereas the vast majority of observational… CONTINUE READING