Resource Summary

Clinical Question:
Is any diet better for weight loss or preventing negative health outcomes like heart disease or mortality?

Bottom-line:
Weight loss for all diets is best at 6 months^ regain is common^ and by two years there is no consistent difference between diets. Only the Mediterranean diet has demonstrated positive results in hard outcomes like mortality^ despite not having differences in weight or surrogate markers like lipid profiles.


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Publication Date: 2015-4-16
Last Updated on PCR: 2017-03-31 16:04:54