Table 1

Influence of different diets on weight loss.

TYPE OF DIET

WEEKS

WEIGHT LOSS

WAIST LOSS


Low energy diets (800–1200 kcal/zi)

14 weeks

7–13 kg

10 cm waist

Very-low energy diet (400–800 kcal/zi)

2 weeks

4–5 kg

-

High protein diet (30%)

12 weeks

7–9, 5 kg

8–9 cm waist

Low fat diet (20%)

24 weeks

5–6, 5 kg

6–7 cm waist


Radulian et al. Nutrition Journal 2009 8:5   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-8-5

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