The effect of intentional weight loss on all-cause mortality in older adults: results of a randomized controlled weight-loss trial.

@article{Shea2011TheEO,
  title={The effect of intentional weight loss on all-cause mortality in older adults: results of a randomized controlled weight-loss trial.},
  author={Mary Kyla Shea and Barbara J Nicklas and Denise K. Houston and Michael E. Miller and Cralen C Davis and Dalane W. Kitzman and Mark A. Espeland and Lawrence J. Appel and Stephen B. Kritchevsky},
  journal={The American journal of clinical nutrition},
  year={2011},
  volume={94 3},
  pages={839-46}
}
BACKGROUND Despite the reported benefits, weight loss is not always advised for older adults because some observational studies have associated weight loss with increased mortality. However, the distinction between intentional and unintentional weight loss is difficult to make in an observational context, so the effect of intentional weight loss on mortality may be clarified in the setting of a randomized controlled trial. OBJECTIVE The objective was to determine the effect of intentional… CONTINUE READING
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