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Rate of weight loss and body composition: does “slow and steady” win the race?

More severe energy restriction usually leads to higher amounts of weight loss, but it could also lead to a higher proportion of muscle or bone loss. This study explored the effects of the rate of weight loss in postmenopausal women.

Study under review: Effect of Weight Loss via Severe vs Moderate Energy Restriction on Lean Mass and Body Composition Among Postmenopausal Women With Obesity: The TEMPO Diet Randomized Clinical Trial

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Stratified randomization

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