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The effect of low carbohydrate on energy metabolism.

Authors
  • Erlanson-Albertsson, C
  • Mei, J
Type
Published Article
Journal
International Journal of Obesity
Publisher
Springer Nature
Publication Date
Sep 01, 2005
Volume
29 Suppl 2
Identifiers
PMID: 16385748
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

A rapid initial weight loss occurs with a low-carbohydrate diet due to a suppressed appetite. There is as yet no indication of an increased metabolic rate and an increased thermogenesis by the low-carbohydrate diet. The safety and efficacy of low-carbohydrate diets have to await further studies.

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