Effects of an ad libitum low-fat, high-carbohydrate diet on body weight, body composition, and fat distribution in older men and women: a randomized controlled trial.

@article{Hays2004EffectsOA,
  title={Effects of an ad libitum low-fat, high-carbohydrate diet on body weight, body composition, and fat distribution in older men and women: a randomized controlled trial.},
  author={Nicholas P. Hays and Raymond D Starling and Xiaolan Liu and Dennis H Sullivan and Todd A. Trappe and James D. Fluckey and William J Evans},
  journal={Archives of internal medicine},
  year={2004},
  volume={164 2},
  pages={210-7}
}
BACKGROUND The efficacy of ad libitum low-fat diets in reducing body weight and fat in overweight and obese adults remains controversial. METHODS We examined the effect of a 12-week low-fat, high-complex carbohydrate diet alone (HI-CHO) and in combination with aerobic exercise training (HI-CHO + EX) on body weight and composition in 34 individuals with impaired glucose tolerance (20 women and 14 men; mean +/- SEM age, 66 +/- 1 years). Participants were randomly assigned to a control diet (41… CONTINUE READING
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