Long-term effects of a high-protein weight-loss diet.

  title={Long-term effects of a high-protein weight-loss diet.},
  author={Peter M Clifton and Jennifer B Keogh and M. Noakes},
  journal={The American journal of clinical nutrition},
  volume={87 1},
BACKGROUND Evidence that high-protein diets are an effective strategy for the maintenance of long-term weight loss is limited. OBJECTIVE The objective was to determine the efficacy of a higher protein intake on the maintenance of weight loss after 64 wk of follow-up. DESIGN Seventy-nine healthy women with a mean (+/-SD) age of 49+/-9 y and a body mass index (in kg/m2) of 32.8+/-3.5 completed an intensive 12-wk weight-loss program and 52 wk of follow-up to compare the effects on weight-loss… CONTINUE READING
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