Predictors of very-low-energy diet outcome in obese women and men.

@article{Gripeteg2010PredictorsOV,
  title={Predictors of very-low-energy diet outcome in obese women and men.},
  author={Lena Gripeteg and Jan Karlsson and J. F. Torgerson and Anna Karin Lindroos},
  journal={Obesity facts},
  year={2010},
  volume={3 3},
  pages={159-65}
}
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to explore baseline outcome predictors of a 12-week very-low-energy diet (VLED) treatment. METHODS Obese patients (177 women and 90 men) started treatment. Multivariate linear and logistic regressions were used to predict weight loss (%), successful outcome (>or= 10% weight loss) and attrition. Potential predictors were anthropometry, socioeconomic variables, established questionnaires on health-related quality of life, and eating behavior, and additional… CONTINUE READING