CRDA: Anthropometric Outcomes (2023)

Author and Year:
Jesudason D, Nordin B, et al. 2013
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Article Title:
Comparison of 2 weight-loss diets of different protein content on bone health: a randomized trial.
Jesudason D, Nordin B, Keogh J, Clifton P
The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition
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Study Design:
Randomized Controlled Trial
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Inclusion Criteria:
Unpaid postmenopausal women; age 40 -70 years; BMI > 27 kg/m2; postmenopausal based on absence of periods for 12 months and follicular stimulating hormone concentration >20 U/L.
Exclusion Criteria:
Weight > 140 kg; total hip bone mineral density (BMD) t score < -2.0; history of low-trauma peripheral or spine fracture with a total hip BMD t score less than -1.0; taking hormone replacement therapy, bisphosphonates, steroids, diuretics, calcium or vitamin D; parathyroid disease, vitamin D concentration < 60 mol/L with secondary hyperthyroidism; unstable metabolic, cardiac gastrointestinal, renal or other significant disease including malignancies.
Research Purpose:
To assess if a high-protein (HP) weight loss diet was detrimental to bone health compared with a high-normal protein (HNP) diet matched for energy.
Blinding efforts:
Investigators were blinded until the end of the study. Subjects and dietitians were unblinded.
Study Location:
Adelaide, Australia
Source(s) of Funding:
Please specify names of funders:
Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization