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The ability of modified alternate day fasting (ADF) (i.e. consuming 25% of energy needs on the fast day, ad libitum fed on feed day) to facilitate weight loss and lower vascular disease risk in obese individuals remains unknown. Objective:
This study examined the effects of ADF, administered under controlled versus self-implemented conditions, on body weight and coronary heart disease (CHD) risk indicators in obese adults.
Sixteen obese subjects (12 women/4 men) completed a 10-week trial, consisting of 3 phases: 1) 2-week control phase, 2) 4-week weight loss/ADF controlled feeding phase, and 3) 4-week weight loss/ADF self-selected feeding phase.
Control: Active Control, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment
University of Illinois, Chicago
University of Illinois
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:19:57-0400
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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.
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