Effects of moderate variations in the macronutrient content of the diet on cardiovascular disease risk factors in obese patients with the metabolic syndrome.

@article{Muzio2007EffectsOM,
  title={Effects of moderate variations in the macronutrient content of the diet on cardiovascular disease risk factors in obese patients with the metabolic syndrome.},
  author={Fulvio Muzio and Luca Mondazzi and William S. Harris and Domenico Sommariva and Adriana Branchi},
  journal={The American journal of clinical nutrition},
  year={2007},
  volume={86 4},
  pages={946-51}
}
BACKGROUND The metabolic syndrome is a cluster of abnormalities that is accompanied by a 2-fold increase in the risk of cardiovascular disease. Even if there is full agreement that lifestyle changes to induce weight loss are the first-line approach, the ideal diet for the treatment of the metabolic syndrome remains uncertain. OBJECTIVE The objective was to compare the effects of 2 diets on cardiovascular disease risk factors in obese patients with the metabolic syndrome. DESIGN The study… CONTINUE READING
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