Low-calorie diets and sustained weight loss.

  title={Low-calorie diets and sustained weight loss.},
  author={N Finer},
  journal={Obesity research},
  volume={9 Suppl 4},
  • N Finer
  • Published 2001 in Obesity research
The principles of weight management in overweight and obesity are primarily to achieve clinically significant weight loss and secondarily (but perhaps more importantly) to maintain weight loss. The traditional approach to weight reduction has been the prescription of diets that provide an energy intake below that of energy expenditure, usually to provide a balanced ratio of protein, carbohydrate, and fat in reduced quantities to provide an energy intake of 800 to 1500 kcal/d. Evaluation of the… CONTINUE READING
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