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A higher protein diet for 48 hours can create a negative energy balance

Swapping carbs for protein may help people with obesity and prediabetes keep the weight off.

Study under review: High Compared With Moderate Protein Intake Reduces Adaptive Thermogenesis and Induces a Negative Energy Balance During Long-term Weight-Loss Maintenance in Participants With Prediabetes in the Postobese State: A PREVIEW Study

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Does increasing the protein:carbohydrate ratio of a diet reduce adaptive thermogenesis and maintain energy balance during weight maintenance in people with obesity and prediabetes?

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