Effects of anti-obesity drugs, diet, and exercise on weight-loss maintenance after a very-low-calorie diet or low-calorie diet: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials123

@inproceedings{Johansson2014EffectsOA,
  title={Effects of anti-obesity drugs, diet, and exercise on weight-loss maintenance after a very-low-calorie diet or low-calorie diet: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials123},
  author={Kari Johansson and Martin G Neovius and Erik Hemmingsson},
  booktitle={The American journal of clinical nutrition},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND Weight-loss maintenance remains a major challenge in obesity treatment. OBJECTIVE The objective was to evaluate the effects of anti-obesity drugs, diet, or exercise on weight-loss maintenance after an initial very-low-calorie diet (VLCD)/low-calorie diet (LCD) period (<1000 kcal/d). DESIGN We conducted a systematic review by using MEDLINE, the Cochrane Controlled Trial Register, and EMBASE from January 1981 to February 2013. We included randomized controlled trials that evaluated… CONTINUE READING