Long-term effects on lipid metabolism of weight reduction on lactovegetarian and mixed diet.

@article{Marniemi1990LongtermEO,
  title={Long-term effects on lipid metabolism of weight reduction on lactovegetarian and mixed diet.},
  author={Jukka Marniemi and A Sepp{\"a}nen and Paula Hakala},
  journal={International journal of obesity},
  year={1990},
  volume={14 2},
  pages={113-25}
}
The effects of two dietary weight reduction programmes (1200 kcal/day) on lipid metabolism were followed for one year in moderately obese subjects. The groups consisted of lactovegetarian (n = 31), mixed diet (n = 37) and control (n = 42) groups. Serum triglyceride levels decreased rapidly during the first two weeks (46 per cent on average) especially in the mixed diet group, and this change was still statistically significant at 6 and 12 months after the beginning of the study. Serum total… CONTINUE READING