Quick weight loss: sorting fad from fact

  title={Quick weight loss: sorting fad from fact},
  author={Daniel Clarkson Roberts},
  journal={Medical Journal of Australia},
  • D. C. Roberts
  • Published 1 December 2001
  • Education
  • Medical Journal of Australia
• This article reviews popular diets for their ability to produce effective weight loss. 
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Low carbohydrate diet. Its effects on selected body parameters of obese patients.
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Evaluation of a tool for rating popular diet books
A questionnaire developed incorporating quantified criteria based on current authoritative nutrition guidelines provides a useful standardised method of ranking the nutritional adequacy of popular diets books and evaluating their approach to weight loss, suitable for use by nutrition professionals.
Components of an Anticancer Diet: Dietary Recommendations, Restrictions and Supplements of the Bill Henderson Protocol
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Obesity: Prevalence, Theories, Medical Consequences, Management, and Research Directions
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A systematic review of information in decision aids
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