CRDA: Lipid Outcomes (2023)

Author and Year:
Galbreath M, Campbell B, LaBounty P, et al. 2018
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Article Title:
Effects of Adherence to a Higher Protein Diet on Weight Loss, Markers of Health, and Functional Capacity in Older Women Participating in a Resistance-Based Exercise Program.
Galbreath M, Campbell B, LaBounty P, Bunn J, Dove J, Harvey T, Hudson G, Gutierrez J, Levers K, Galvan E, Jagim A, Greenwood L, Cooke M, Greenwood M, Rasmussen C, Kreider R
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Study Design:
Randomized Controlled Trial
Risk of Bias Assessment Rating:
Some concerns
Inclusion Criteria:
Female; 60-75 years; body mass index (BMI) greater than 27 kg/m2 and/or body fat percentage above 35%; no recent participation in a diet or exercise program or weight loss within the previous six months.
Exclusion Criteria:
Presence of uncontrolled metabolic disorders including known electrolyte abnormalities, heart disease, arrhythmias, diabetes, or thyroid disease; history of hypertension or hepatorenal, musculoskeletal, autoimmune, or neurological diseases; current prescription of thyroid, hyperlipidemic, hypoglycemic, anti-hypertensive, or for androgenetic medications; consumption of ergogenic levels of nutritional supplements that may affect muscle mass (eg, creatine, B-HydroxyB-methylbutyric acid, anabolic/catabolic hormone levels (eg, dehydroepiandrosterone), or weight loss (eg, thermogenics) within the three months prior to the of the study.
Research Purpose:
The purpose of this study was to determine if this exercise and diet intervention strategy could be an effective way to promote weight and fat loss, maintain fat-free mass and resting energy expenditure, and/or improve health and fitness in older sedentary and overweight and obese women in comparison to following a traditional higher carbohydrate hypo-energetic diet or resistanceexercise training alone.
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Study Location:
Texas, USA
Source(s) of Funding:
Please specify names of funders:
CurvesĀ® International