Published: 09/16/2015

Clinical Experience of a Carbohydrate-Restricted Diet for the Metabolic Syndrome

In this outpatient program, a carbohydrate-restricted diet and a low-fat/low-calorie plus medication led to weigh loss, but the carbohydrate-restricted diet had a more favorable effect on triglycerides and HDL. Because of the side effects on weight, triglycerides, and HDL, a carbohydrate-restricted diet may be useful for the treatment of metabolic syndrome.


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