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Are low-carbohydrate diets safe and effective methods for losing weight?

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Title: Are low-carbohydrate diets safe and effective methods for losing weight?
Author: Pasarica, Magdalena; Narciso, Philipp
Date: 2012-03
Publisher: Family Physicians Inquiries Network
Citation: Evidence Based Practice 15(3): 10-11.
Series/Report no.: Help Desk Answers
Abstract: Low-carbohydrate diets are as effective for weight loss as a low-fat diet for at least the first year. (SOR: A, based on a systematic review.) Constipation is a common adverse effect. (SOR: B, based on an RCT and patient reports.)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10355/13418

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