Total diet replacement programs are effective for treating obesity Print
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Friday, 05 October 2018 14:32
Replacing food with a diet of soups, shakes and bars starting at 810 calories per day alongside regular sessions with a counselor is a safe and clinically effective way to treat obesity in primary care, finds a study from Oxford University researchers. Total diet replacement programs are not generally funded by the NHS in England but the authors of this study, published in the BMJ, suggest that there is now enough evidence for these programs to be one of the treatments recommended for people who are obese.
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Last Updated on Friday, 05 October 2018 14:59