Obesity: Low-carbohydrate versus low-fat diets
DISEASE INTERVENTION COMPARISON RESULTS
N Engl J Med. 2008 Jul 17;359(3):229-41 Randomized Controlled Trial
IN obesity, diets The Use of
low-carbohydrate diet, or low-carbohydrate Mediterranean diet
As Treatment, Chronic
Is better Than
low-fat diet
To loss weight at 1 year: 4.4 - 4.7 Kg low-carbohydrate VS 2.9 Kg low-fat
JAMA. 2007 Mar 7;297(9):969-77 Randomized Controlled Trial
IN obesity, diets The Use of
low-carbohydrate, high-protein, high-fat diet (Atkins diet)
As Treatment, Chronic
Is better Than
low-fat, high-carbohydrate diets
To weight loss at 12 months: -4.7 kg with Atkins diet VS -1.6 to -2.6 with other diets