Changes in renal function during weight loss induced by high vs low-protein low-fat diets in overweight subjects

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Due to the high satiating effect of protein, a high-protein diet may be desirable in the treatment of obesity. However the long-term effect of different levels of protein intake on renal function is unclear.OBJECTIVE: To assess the renal effects of high vs low protein contents in fat-reduced diets.DESIGN: Randomized 6 months dietary intervention… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/sj.ijo.0801048

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