TITLE

The Atkins diet led to more weight loss than the Zone diet in overweight and obese premenopausal women at 12 months

AUTHOR(S)
Weaver, Kathryn
PUB. DATE
October 2007
SOURCE
Evidence Based Nursing;Oct2007, Vol. 10 Issue 4, p111
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article comments on a study which examined the relative effectiveness of Atkins, Zone and Ornish diets for weight loss in overweight or obese premenopausal women. According to the author, the finding that the Atkins diet led to greater weight loss and physiological benefits may not reassure nurses who have discouraged patients from this diet out of concern for cardiovascular risk, kidney impairment, cancer, bone mineral loss, and neurological symptoms.
ACCESSION #
27109101

 

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