A Low-Carbohydrate, Ketogenic Diet versus a Low-Fat Diet To Treat Obesity and Hyperlipidemia

@article{Yancy2004ALK,
  title={A Low-Carbohydrate, Ketogenic Diet versus a Low-Fat Diet To Treat Obesity and Hyperlipidemia},
  author={William S Yancy and Maren K. Olsen and John R. Guyton and R. P. Bakst and Eric C Westman},
  journal={Annals of Internal Medicine},
  year={2004},
  volume={140},
  pages={769-777}
}
Context Low-carbohydrate weight reduction diets are popular despite a dearth of data on long-term efficacy and adverse effects. Contribution Community-dwelling hyperlipidemic persons were randomly assigned to either a low-carbohydrate, ketogenic diet or a low-fat, low-cholesterol, reduced-calorie diet for 24 weeks. Compared to the low-fat group, patients in the low-carbohydrate group lost more weight, had a greater decrease in triglyceride levels, and had higher high-density lipoprotein… 

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Low-Carbohydrate Diets

  • D. Ornish
  • Medicine
    Annals of Internal Medicine
  • 2004
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Weight loss with a low-carbohydrate, Mediterranean, or low-fat diet.

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Moderate-carbohydrate low-fat versus low-carbohydrate high-fat meal replacements for weight loss

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Low-Carbohydrate High-Fat (LCHF) Diet: Evidence of Its Benefits

This chapter focuses on basic physiology and metabolism of carbohydrate and fat content in normal and diabetic patients and a review of the literature on these two diet combinations with current thoughts and evidence on this core issue affecting insulin utilization and metabolic profile.
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