Feasibility & Implementation of a Plant-Based Weight-Loss Program in an Office-Based Setting

2019-09-20 03:46:39 | BioPortfolio


This prospective study aims to assess the feasibility and implementation of a plant-based, weight-loss program in an office setting. The study will also assess changes in body weight, blood pressure, plasma lipids, glycated hemoglobin, and body composition with a 12-week, plant-based, weight-loss program. These health benefits may illustrate feasibility to physicians and healthcare professionals elsewhere.


This will be a prospective interventional study to evaluate the feasibility, implementation and efficacy of 12-week plant-based, weight-loss program that is carried out in an office setting and is open to participation to the general public via local print and online advertising or whichever methods apply. The program will include weekly education and support, and assessment of blood pressure, lipids, hemoglobin A1c, and body composition before and after starting the program. The price of the program, $645, will cover the costs of weekly education, blood pressure check, laboratory testing and body composition analysis.

Study Design


Weight Loss


Low-fat plant-based diet


Barnard Medical Center
District of Columbia
United States




Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2019-09-20T03:46:39-0400

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