Low-Fat Versus Low-Carbohydrate Weight Reduction Diets

@inproceedings{Bradley2009LowFatVL,
  title={Low-Fat Versus Low-Carbohydrate Weight Reduction Diets},
  author={Una Bradley and Michelle Spence and Charles H Courtney and Michelle C McKinley and Cieran N. Ennis and David R. McCance and Jane McEneny and Patrick M. Bell and Ian S Young and Steven J Hunter},
  booktitle={Diabetes},
  year={2009}
}
OBJECTIVE Low-fat hypocaloric diets reduce insulin resistance and prevent type 2 diabetes in those at risk. Low-carbohydrate, high-fat diets are advocated as an alternative, but reciprocal increases in dietary fat may have detrimental effects on insulin resistance and offset the benefits of weight reduction. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS We investigated a low-fat (20% fat, 60% carbohydrate) versus a low-carbohydrate (60% fat, 20% carbohydrate) weight reduction diet in 24 overweight/obese… CONTINUE READING
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