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Initial weight loss on an 800-kcal diet as a predictor of weight loss success after 8 weeks: the Diogenes study.

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OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study was to investigate whether pre-treatment subject characteristics and weight change during the first weeks of a low-calorie diet (LCD) can predict weight loss outcomes at the end of a controlled 8-week weight loss period in overweight and obese adults. SUBJECTS: A total of 932 overweight and obese subjects of both genders were included at eight European centers, and underwent an 8-week LCD period. RESULTS: The weight loss at week 8 was positively correlated...

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10.1038/ejcn.2010.110

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
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Journal:
European journal of clinical nutrition
Volume:
64
Issue:
9
Pages:
994-999
Publication date:
2010-09-01
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EISSN:
1476-5640
ISSN:
0954-3007
Source identifiers:
429981
Language:
English
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2013-11-16

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