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Comparison of Low Fat and Low Carbohydrate Diets With Respect to Weight Loss and Metabolic Effects

2014-08-27 03:20:08 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The investigators will test the hypothesis that a LOW CARB hypocaloric diet will reduce body weight over six months more than a LOW FAT hypocaloric diet. In addition to body weight, the investigators will measure cardiovascular and metabolic variables and will take blood samples in order to determine whether certain metabolites may predict the diet success.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Control: Active Control, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Obesity

Intervention

dietary intervention

Location

Experimental & Clinical Research Center
Berlin
Germany
13125

Status

Active, not recruiting

Source

Hannover Medical School

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:20:08-0400

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