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Women lost more body fat on high-protein diet than a low-protein diet : 11.7 lbs vs 6.2 lbs
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Women with type 2 diabetes eating a high-protein diet lost nearly twice as much body fat -- 11.7 pounds versus 6.2 pounds -- as those eating a low-protein diet according to a recent study. Men
Men lost 2.6 lbs less body fat on high-protein diet
Surprisingly, men with type 2 daibetes eating a high-protein diet lost 2.6 pounds less body fat than men eating a low-protein diet, 8.6 pounds of body fat versus 11.2 pounds.
Subjects : 54 obese type 2 diabetic men and women
The study involved 54 obese men and women with type 2 diabetes.
Diets : 28% protein vs 16% protein
The high-protein diet contained 28 percent protein, 42 percent carbohydrates and 28 percent fat.
Whereas the low-protein diet contained 16 percent protein, 55 percent carbohydrates and 26 percent fat.
Diets : 1600 calories per day
Subjects were instructed to eat a diet of 1,600 calories per day for two months followed by one month of a diet to maintain their weight.
Parker B, Noakes M, Luscombe N, Clifton P. Effect of a high-protein, high-monounsaturated fat weight loss diet on glycemic control and lipid levels in type 2 diabetes. Diabetes Care. 2002 Mar, 25(3):425-30.
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CSIRO Health Sciences and Nutrition, Adelaide, Australia.
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