Vegetarian Diets And Weight Reduction: A Meta-Analysis Of Randomized Controlled Trials
Notes for this study:
||The weighted mean weight reduction for individuals with vegan diets was −2.52 kg (95 % CI: −3.02 to −1.98, P = 0.406 for heterogeneity, subtotal I 2 = 3.0 %). The study duration ranged from 12–48 weeks.
|Number of Subjects
||18-29, 30-44, 45-64, 65+
||Obese, Overweight, Average
This systematic review and meta-analysis of 12 randomized controlled trials found that a vegan diet significantly reduced body weight by –2.5 kg (95% confidence interval: –3.0 kg to –2.0 kg) compared to those assigned to an omnivorous weight loss diet.