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References for Use of a Low-Carbohydrate Diet for the Treatment of Obesity:

  • Westman EC, Feinman RD, Mavropoulos JC, Vernon MC, Volek JS, Wortman JA, Yancy WS, Phinney SD: Low-carbohydrate nutrition and metabolism. Am J Clin Nutr 2007 86:276-284.
  • Yancy WS, Jr., Olsen MK, Guyton JR, Bakst RP, Westman EC: A low-carbohydrate, ketogenic diet versus a low-fat diet to treat obesity and hyperlipidemia: a randomized, controlled trial. Ann Intern Med 2004 140:769-777.
  • Volek JS, Phinney SD, Forsythe CE, Quann EE, Wood RJ, Puglisi MJ, Kraemer WJ, Bibus DM, Fernandez ML, Feinman RD: Carbohydrate restriction has a more favorable impact on the metabolic syndrome than a low fat diet. Lipids 2009 44:297-309.
  • Foster GD, Wyatt HR, Hill JO, Makris AP, Rosenbaum DL, Brill C, Stein RI, Mohammed BS, Miller B, Rader DJ, Zemel B, Wadden TA, Tenhave T, Newcomb CW, Klein S: Weight and metabolic outcomes after 2 years on a low-carbohydrate versus low-fat diet: a randomized trial. Ann Intern Med 2010 153:147-157.
  • Shai I, Spence JD, Schwarzfuchs D, Henkin Y, Parraga G, Rudich A, Fenster A, Mallett C, Liel-Cohen N, Tirosh A, Bolotin A, Thiery J, Fiedler GM, Bluher M, Stumvoll M, Stampfer MJ: Dietary intervention to reverse carotid atherosclerosis. Circulation 2010 121:1200-1208.
  • Tirosh A, Golan R, Harman-Boehm I, Henkin Y, Schwarzfuchs D, Rudich A, Kovsan J, Fiedler GM, Bluher M, Stumvoll M, Thiery J, Stampfer MJ, Shai I: Renal function following three distinct weight loss dietary strategies during 2 years of a randomized controlled trial. Diabetes Care 2013 36:2225-2232.
  • Westman EC, Yancy WS, Jr., Mavropoulos JC, Marquart M, McDuffie JR: The effect of a low-carbohydrate, ketogenic diet versus a low-glycemic index diet on glycemic control in type 2 diabetes mellitus. Nutr Metab (Lond) 2008 5:36.
  • Lutas A, Yellen G: The ketogenic diet: metabolic influences on brain excitability and epilepsy. Trends Neurosci 2013 36:32-40.
  • Mobbs CV, Mastaitis J, Isoda F, Poplawski M: Treatment of diabetes and diabetic complications with a ketogenic diet. J Child Neurol 2013 28:1009-1014.

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