Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci 2016 07;20(12):2613-21
Emergency Department, "A. Gemelli" General Hospital Foundation, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, School of Medicine, Rome, Italy.
Objective: Obesity plays a relevant pathophysiological role in the development of health problems, arising as result of complex interaction of genetic, nutritional and metabolic factors. We conducted a dietary intervention case-control randomized trial, to compare the effectiveness on body composition of two nutritional protocols: a very-low-carbohydrate ketogenic diet (VLCKD), integrated by an aminoacid supplement with whey protein, and very low restricted-calorie diet (VLCD).
Patients And Methods: The clinical study was conducted with a randomized case-control in which twenty-five healthy subjects gave informed consent to participate in the interventional study and were evaluated for their health and nutritional status, by anthropometric, and body composition evaluation. Read More