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What is the optimal proportion of dietary fat, carbohydrate and protein to avoid regain in weight-reduced persons? (DGAC 2010)

Conclusion

A moderate body of evidence provides no data to suggest that any one macronutrient is more effective than any other for avoiding weight re-gain in weight reduced persons.

Grade

Moderate
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What is the optimal proportion of dietary fat, CHO and protein to avoid regain in weight-reduced persons?


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