Effects of weight loss in overweight/obese individuals and long-term lipid outcomes--a systematic review.

@article{Poobalan2004EffectsOW,
  title={Effects of weight loss in overweight/obese individuals and long-term lipid outcomes--a systematic review.},
  author={Amudha S. Poobalan and Lorna Sharman Aucott and William Cairns S. Smith and A Avenell and Roland T Jung and John Broom and Adrian M. Grant},
  journal={Obesity reviews : an official journal of the International Association for the Study of Obesity},
  year={2004},
  volume={5 1},
  pages={43-50}
}
This paper aims to review the evidence for long-term effectiveness of weight loss on cholesterol, high-density lipoprotein (HDL), low-density lipoprotein (LDL) and triglycerides in overweight/obese people. Current evidence is mostly based on short-term studies. A systematic review of long-term lipid outcomes of weight loss in studies published between 1966 and 2001, was conducted. Inclusion criteria included all cohort studies and trials carried out on participants with body mass index of… CONTINUE READING

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