Effect of low-carbohydrate, unlimited calorie diet on the treatment of childhood obesity: a prospective controlled study.
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Metabolic syndrome and related disorders, ISSN: 1557-8518, Vol: 1, Issue: 3, Page: 221-5
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- https://mds.marshall.edu/sm_pediatrics/6; https://works.bepress.com/joseph_werthammer/3; http://works.bepress.com/yoram_elitsur/10
- Medicine; low-carbohydrate; unlimited calorie diet; childhood obesity; Medical Specialties; Medicine and Health Sciences; Pediatrics
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Childhood obesity has been recognized as the new epidemic in developed countries. Caloric restriction with physical activity is the main therapeutic treatment available for these children. We compared two different dietary protocols to assess treatment efficacy.