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The high protein/low carbohydrate diet : a literature review of it's effectiveness for weight loss

  title={The high protein/low carbohydrate diet : a literature review of it's effectiveness for weight loss},
  author={Stephanie Jo Kirian},
Objective To review published literature about high-protein/low carbohydrate diets and determine their effectiveness for weight loss and also examine adverse effects associated with a high protein/low carbohydrate diet. Method Search engines such as MEDLINE, OhioLink, PubMed, and newspaper sources were used to find relevant literature Results It was found that a high-protein/low-carbohydrate diet is effective for losing weight if followed correctly. It can also aid in lowering blood lipid… Expand


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