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ERIC Number: EJ644166
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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Abstractor: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0730-3084
Weight Loss at a Cost: Implications of High-Protein, Low- Carbohydrate Diets.
Gabel, Kathe A.; Lund, Robin J.
Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance, v73 n2 p18-21 Feb 2002
Addresses three claims of high-protein, low-carbohydrate diets: weight loss is attributed to the composition of the diet; insulin promotes the storage of fat, thereby, by limiting carbohydrates, dieters will decrease levels of insulin and body fat; and weight loss is the result of fat loss. The paper examines relevant scientific reports and notes possible adverse effects. (SM)
Descriptors: Dietetics, Eating Habits
Publication Type: Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
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Language: English
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