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The purpose of this study is to assess the effectiveness of two different reduced calorie diets that have different combinations of carbohydrate, fat, and protein content in 2 groups of study participants: insulin sensitive participants and insulin resistant participants. The hypothesis of the study is that people with high and low levels of insulin resistance may respond differently to different diet compositions in a real-world environment using meals that are commonly available.
Allocation: Randomized, Control: Active Control, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Investigator), Primary Purpose: Treatment
Low Carbohydrate Diet, Low Fat Diet
Center for Nutrition and Metabolism at the University of Nevada School of Medicine, Reno
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University of Nevada
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:17:12-0400
This study will examine the effects of a low carbohydrate diet versus a high carbohydrate diet on weight loss.
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A diet that contains limited amounts of CARBOHYDRATES. This is in distinction to a regular DIET.
A diet rich in DIETARY CARBOHYDRATES.
A diet prescribed in the treatment of diabetes mellitus, usually limited in the amount of sugar or readily available carbohydrate. (Dorland, 27th ed)
Regular course of eating and drinking adopted by a person or animal. This does not include DIET THERAPY, a specific diet prescribed in the treatment of a disease.
A diet that consists mainly of foods with a high content of protein and limited amounts of CARBOHYDRATES.
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