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Normal weight men lost 6.9 lbs of fat on a low carbohydrate diet containing only 8% carbohydrates
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Normal weight men lost an average of 6.9 pounds of body fat and gained 2.4 pounds of muscle in six week by eating a very low carbohydrate diet that contained only 8 percent carbohydrates rather than their usual 48 percent carbohydrates according to a study from researchers at the University of Connecticut in Storrs, Connecticut, USA. Subjects
Subjects: 20 men eating low-carb, 8 men as controls eating normally
The study involved 20 healthy normal-weight men who ate the low carbohydrate diet and 8 men who acted as controls, consuming their normal diet.
Volek JS, Sharman M, Love DM, Avery NG, Gomez AL, Scheett T, Kraemer W. Body composition and hormonal responses to a carbohydrate-restricted diet. Metabolism. 2002 Jul, 51(7):864-70.
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Human Performance Laboratory
Department of Kinesiology
University of Connecticut
2095 Hillside Road
Storrs, CT 06269-1110
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