VN: Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors (2024)

Author and Year:
Turner-McGrievy G, Wilcox S, Frongillo E, et al. 2023
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Article Title:
Effect of a Plant-Based vs Omnivorous Soul Food Diet on Weight and Lipid Levels Among African American Adults: A Randomized Clinical Trial.
Turner-McGrievy G, Wilcox S, Frongillo E, Murphy E, Hutto B, Wilson M, Davey M, Bernhart J, Okpara N, Bailey S, Hu E
JAMA Network Open
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Study Design:
Randomized Controlled Trial
Risk of Bias Assessment Rating:
Low risk
Inclusion Criteria:
Participants aged 18 to 65 years with overweight or obesity (defined as BMI) calculated as weight in kilograms divided by height in meters squared] of 25.0-49.9) who self-identify as African American
Exclusion Criteria:
Not reported
Research Purpose:
The aim of this study was to compare the effects of each diet on the primary outcomes of change in body weight and lipids across the 2-year study, with the primary outcomes examined at 12 months and maintenance examined at 24 months.
Blinding efforts:
Once all baseline data were collected, a blinded study coordinator assigned participants to the next number in the block. Participants did not learn of their randomized assignment until they attended their first group meeting.
Study Location:
University of South Carolina, USA
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