Micronutrient quality of weight-loss diets that focus on macronutrients: results from the A TO Z study.

@article{Gardner2010MicronutrientQO,
  title={Micronutrient quality of weight-loss diets that focus on macronutrients: results from the A TO Z study.},
  author={Christopher D Gardner and Soowon Kim and Andrea Bersamin and Mindy Dopler-Nelson and Jennifer Otten and Beibei Oelrich and Rise J Cherin},
  journal={The American journal of clinical nutrition},
  year={2010},
  volume={92 2},
  pages={304-12}
}
BACKGROUND Information on the micronutrient quality of alternative weight-loss diets is limited, despite the significant public health relevance. OBJECTIVE Micronutrient intake was compared between overweight or obese women randomly assigned to 4 popular diets that varied primarily in macronutrient distribution. DESIGN Dietary data were collected from women in the Atkins (n = 73), Zone (n = 73), LEARN (Lifestyle, Exercise, Attitudes, Relationships, Nutrition) (n = 73), and Ornish (n = 72… CONTINUE READING