Excellent study that demonstrates both that very low-carb diets are quite healthy and that they can achieve high compliance. The outcomes on this study, after only 6 weeks, are quite good. A few tweaks would the results even better, but this is just a pilot study to look at brief outcomes and compliance.
From the open access Nutrition Journal.
Effect of Ketogenic Mediterranean diet with phytoextracts and low carbohydrates/high-protein meals on weight, cardiovascular risk factors, body composition and diet compliance in Italian council employees.Published: 12 October 2011
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