VN: Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors (2024)

Author and Year:
Tang M, Armstrong C, Leidy H, et al 2013
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Article Title:
Normal vs. high-protein weight loss diets in men: effects on body composition and indices of metabolic syndrome.
Tang M, Armstrong C, Leidy H, Campbell W
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Study Design:
Randomized Controlled Trial
Risk of Bias Assessment Rating:
Some concerns
Inclusion Criteria:
Inclusion criteria were as follows: (1) male 21 years and older; (2) BMI between 25.0 and 39.9 kg/m2; (3) weight stable (<4.5 kg weight change within last 6 months); (4) nonsmoking; (5) constant habitual activity patterns within last 3 months; (6) clinically normal blood profiles (specifically, normal liver and kidney functions; fasting blood glucose <110 mg/dL)
Exclusion Criteria:
Not reported
Research Purpose:
The primary purpose of this study was to assess the effectiveness of a prescribed weight-loss diet with 0.8 versus 1.4 g kg/day of protein on energy-restriction-induced changes in body weight, body composition, metabolic syndrome-related indices, REE, and kidney function in overweight and obese men.
Blinding efforts:
Not reported
Study Location:
Purdue University, Lafayette, IN, USA
Source(s) of Funding:
Industry, University/Hospital
Please specify names of funders:
National Pork Board, American Egg Board - Egg Nutrition Center, Purdue Ingestive Behavior Research Center