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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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A diet that contains limited amounts of CARBOHYDRATES. This is in distinction to a regular DIET.
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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A condition of having excess fat in the abdomen. Abdominal obesity is typically defined as waist circumferences of 40 inches or more in men and 35 inches or more in women. Abdominal obesity raises the risk of developing disorders, such as diabetes, hypertension and METABOLIC SYNDROME X.
A diet that contains limited amounts of fat with less than 30% of calories from all fats and less than 10% from saturated fat. Such a diet is used in control of HYPERLIPIDEMIAS. (From Bondy et al, Metabolic Control and Disease, 8th ed, pp468-70; Dorland, 27th ed)
Blood is a specialized bodily fluid that delivers necessary substances to the body's cells (in animals) – such as nutrients and oxygen – and transports waste products away from those same cells. In vertebrates, it is composed of blo...
Obesity is the condition in which excess fat has accumulated in the body (mostly in subcutaneous tissues). clinical obesity is considered to be present when a person has a BMI of over 30 (Oxford Dictionary of Medicine). It is becoming increasing common i...