Nitrogen balance in obese patients receiving a very low calorie liquid formula diet.

@article{Wilson1979NitrogenBI,
  title={Nitrogen balance in obese patients receiving a very low calorie liquid formula diet.},
  author={John P. Wilson and Steven W. J. Lamberts},
  journal={The American journal of clinical nutrition},
  year={1979},
  volume={32 8},
  pages={1612-6}
}
Eleven obese patients were placed on a liquid formula diet containing 320 kcal (1.34 MJ), 31 g protein, 44 g oligosaccharides, 1.5 g fat, vitamins, and essential minerals for a period of 4 weeks under metabolic ward conditions. The diet was well tolerated, and mean weight loss was 2.49 kg/week during the 4-week period. Nitrogen excretion diminished in all… CONTINUE READING