The effect of rate of weight loss on long-term weight regain in adults with overweight and obesity.

@article{Vink2016TheEO,
  title={The effect of rate of weight loss on long-term weight regain in adults with overweight and obesity.},
  author={Roel G. Vink and Nadia J. T. Roumans and Laura A. J. Arkenbosch and Edwin C. M. Mariman and Marleen A van Baak},
  journal={Obesity},
  year={2016},
  volume={24 2},
  pages={321-7}
}
OBJECTIVE To investigate the effect of rate of weight loss, with similar total weight loss, on weight regain in individuals with overweight and obesity. METHODS Fifty-seven participants (BMI: 28-35 kg/m(2) ) underwent a dietary intervention (DI). They were randomized to a low-calorie diet (LCD; 1250 kcal/day) for 12 weeks (slow weight loss) or a very-low-calorie diet (VLCD; 500 kcal/day) for 5 weeks (rapid weight loss) (weight loss (WL) period) followed by a 4-week weight-stable (WS) period… CONTINUE READING
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