5 Steps to prevent Heart Disease

Friday, January 6, 2012

Confounds Calories In Calories out Paradigm

TITLE PAGE  9: Very Low Calorie Diets (VLDL)

“the weight loss observed in patients given a liquid diet providing 420 kcal/day was not significantly greater than that observed in persons who consumed a liquid diet providing 800 kcal/day.”

“This suggests that patients treated with VLCDs are either less compliant with the diet or sustain a greater decline in energy expenditure than those treated with LCDs.”

p. 1619
Williams Textbook of Endocrinology, 2011, 12th edition,  Shlomo Melmed et. al., Elsevier Saunders.  

Reference sited, Foster  et. al. A Controlled comparison of three very-low-calorie diets: effects on weight , body composition , and symptoms.  Am J Clin Nutr. 1992;55:811-817

No comments:

Post a Comment