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This study will examine whether a higher protein meal replacement diet (consisting of 1 gram of protein per pound lean body mass) is more effective in causing weight loss compared to a standard meal replacement protein diet (consisting of ½ gram of protein per pound of lean body mass). The study will assign approximately 100 subjects (50 each) to the following arms 1) higher meal replacement diet program 2) standard meal replacement diet program. All participants will meet with a registered dietitian to provide nutrition education and behavior modification, including general exercise recommendations. As part of your participation, you must be willing to undergo a measurement of body fat, and blood tests, and be willing to use Herbalife Meal replacements as part of your diet for the duration of the study (one year).
There is concern that excess protein intake may be damaging to liver, renal function, and bone health. This study was designed to compare the effects of a high protein (HP) and an isocaloric meal standard protein (SP) weight loss plan on liver function, renal function and bone metabolism.
Allocation: Randomized, Control: Placebo Control, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Investigator), Primary Purpose: Treatment
Herbalife Meal Replacements, Herbalife Meal Replacements
University of California, Los Angeles
University of California, Los Angeles
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:17:20-0400
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Prosthetic replacements for arms, legs, and parts thereof.
The first meal of the day.
The meal taken at midday.
Devices, usually alloplastic, surgically inserted into or onto the jawbone, which support a single prosthetic tooth and serve either as abutments or as cosmetic replacements for missing teeth.
The time frame after a meal or FOOD INTAKE.
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