Effects on cardiovascular risk factors of weight losses limited to 5-10.

@article{Brown2016EffectsOC,
  title={Effects on cardiovascular risk factors of weight losses limited to 5-10.},
  author={Joshua W. Brown and Joanna Buscemi and Vanessa A. Milsom and Robert J. Malcolm and Patrick M O'Neil},
  journal={Translational behavioral medicine},
  year={2016},
  volume={6 3},
  pages={
          339-46
        }
}
Little is known about the cardiovascular effects of modest weight loss. To determine whether weight losses limited to 5-10 % are sufficient to produce cardiovascular health benefits, data from 401 overweight and obese adults who enrolled in a behavioral weight loss program from 2003 to 2011 were analyzed. Primary outcomes were changes in fasting glucose, triglycerides, and cholesterol. Patients who lost 5-10 % showed significant reductions in triglycerides, total cholesterol, and low-density… CONTINUE READING
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