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General Research

So, the study showed that the type of calories consumed affect the number of calories burned, challenging the long-standing dogma that all calories are alike to the body.
The Case for a Low-Carb Diet Is Stronger Than Ever

“Severely obese subjects with a high prevalence of diabetes or the metabolic syndrome lost more weight during six months on a carbohydrate-restricted diet than on a calorie- and fat-restricted diet, with a relative improvement in insulin sensitivity and triglyceride levels, even after adjustment for the amount of weight lost.”

A Low-Carbohydrate as Compared with a Low-Fat Diet in Severe Obesity

” The LC group lost more weight (mean, 9.9 ± 9.3 kg vs 4.1 ± 4.9 kg, P < .05) and had improvement in non-HDL cholesterol levels (P < .05).”
Effects of a low-carbohydrate diet on weight loss and cardiovascular risk factor in overweight adolescents

Consistent with the carbohydrate-insulin model, lowering dietary carbohydrate increased energy expenditure during weight loss maintenance. This metabolic effect may improve the success of obesity treatment, especially among those with high insulin secretion.”
Effects of a low carbohydrate diet on energy expenditure during weight loss maintenance: randomized trial

Visceral Fat
“This study shows a clear benefit of a very low-carbohydrate ketogenic diet (VLCK) over low fat (LF) diet for short-term body weight and fat loss, especially in men. A preferential loss of fat in the trunk region with a VLCK diet is novel and potentially clinically significant but requires further validation.”
Comparison of energy-restricted very low-carbohydrate and low-fat diets on weight loss and body composition in overweight men and women

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