Protein Supplemented Fasting in Children


Protein supplemented fasting allows safe rapid wt reduction in adults. We have studied a protein supplemented fast in 5 male and 2 female obese children aged 9-14 weighing >150% of ideal wt. They received lean meat supplying 1.5-3 g protein and 7-20 CHO-free calories/kg ideal wt/day plus supplemental potassium (K) (25 mEq), multivitamins and calcium. Aside… (More)
DOI: 10.1203/00006450-197704000-00465