Intermittent fasting interventions for treatment of overweight and obesity in adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis

@article{Harris2018IntermittentFI,
  title={Intermittent fasting interventions for treatment of overweight and obesity in adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis},
  author={Leanne Harris and Sharon Hamilton and Liane B. Azevedo and Joan Olajide and Caroline de Brun and Gillian Waller and Vicki J. Whittaker and Tracey Sharp and Michael Ernest John Lean and Catherine Ruth Hankey and Louisa Jane Ells},
  journal={JBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Reports},
  year={2018},
  volume={16},
  pages={507–547}
}
  • L. Harris, S. Hamilton, L. Ells
  • Published 1 February 2018
  • Medicine
  • JBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Reports
Objective: To examine the effectiveness of intermittent energy restriction in the treatment for overweight and obesity in adults, when compared to usual care treatment or no treatment. [] Key Method Intermittent energy restriction interventions were compared to no treatment (ad libitum diet) or usual care (continuous energy restriction ∼25% of recommended energy intake). Included interventions had a minimum duration of 12 weeks from baseline to post outcome measurements. The types of studies included were…

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