Lifestyle intervention reduces body weight and improves cardiometabolic risk factors in worksites

Source: American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 2013, 97 (4) p. 667-676

Follow this link for the abstract

Date of publication: April 2013

Publication type: Research

In a nutshell: Overweight employees from four worksites were enrolled on this randomised controlled trial. The intervention group received nutritional recommendations combined with behavioral change education. 89% of participants completed the weight-loss phase. They could also enrol on a weight-maintenance programme and no significant weight gain was observed. There were also improvements in the cardiometabolic risk factors of the intervention group, regarding cholesterol, glucose and blood pressure.

Length of publication: 10 pages

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