Diet in the management of weight loss.

@article{Strychar2006DietIT,
  title={Diet in the management of weight loss.},
  author={Ir{\`e}ne Strychar},
  journal={CMAJ : Canadian Medical Association journal = journal de l'Association medicale canadienne},
  year={2006},
  volume={174 1},
  pages={
          56-63
        }
}
Obesity is an established risk factor for numerous chronic diseases, and successful treatment will have an important impact on medical resources utilization, health care costs, and patient quality of life. With over 60% of our population being overweight, physicians face a major challenge in assisting patients in the process of weight loss and weight-loss maintenance. Low-calorie diets can lower total body weight by an average of 8% in the short term. These diets are well-tolerated and… CONTINUE READING
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