A randomized clinical trial of a standard versus vegetarian diet for weight loss: the impact of treatment preference

@article{Burke2008ARC,
  title={A randomized clinical trial of a standard versus vegetarian diet for weight loss: the impact of treatment preference},
  author={Lora E. Burke and Melanie T. Warziski and Mindi A Styn and Edvin Music and Alana G Hudson and Susan M. Sereika},
  journal={International Journal of Obesity},
  year={2008},
  volume={32},
  pages={166-176}
}
Background:With obesity rampant, methods to achieve sustained weight loss remain elusive.Objective:To compare the long-term weight-loss efficacy of 2 cal and fat-restricted diets, standard (omnivorous) versus lacto–ovo–vegetarian, and to determine the effect of a chosen diet versus an assigned diet.Design, subjects:A randomized clinical trial was conducted with 176 adults who were sedentary and overweight (mean body mass index, 34.0 kg/m2). Participants were first randomly assigned to either… CONTINUE READING