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A lower-carbohydrate, higher-fat diet reduces abdominal and intermuscular fat and increases insulin sensitivity in adults at risk of type 2 diabetes.

Authors
  • Gower, Barbara A1
  • Goss, Amy M2
  • 1 Department of Nutrition Sciences, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL [email protected]
  • 2 Department of Nutrition Sciences, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL.
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of Nutrition
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2015
Volume
145
Issue
1
Identifiers
DOI: 10.3945/jn.114.195065
PMID: 25527677
Source
Medline
Keywords
License
Unknown

Abstract

A modest reduction in dietary carbohydrate has beneficial effects on body composition, fat distribution, and glucose metabolism. This trial was registered at clinicaltrials.gov as NCT00726908 and NCT01028989.

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