Treatment of obesity by moderate and severe caloric restriction. Results of clinical research trials.

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Recent studies of the treatment of obesity by moderate and severe caloric restriction show that patients treated in randomized trials using a conventional 1200 kcal/d reducing diet, combined with behavior modification, lose approximately 8.5 kg in 20 weeks. They maintain approximately two thirds of this weight loss 1 year later. Patients treated under… (More)

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@article{Wadden1993TreatmentOO, title={Treatment of obesity by moderate and severe caloric restriction. Results of clinical research trials.}, author={Thomas A. Wadden}, journal={Annals of internal medicine}, year={1993}, volume={119 7 Pt 2}, pages={688-93} }