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SlimFast: 18-23 lbs difference after five years
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Women maintained a weight loss of 7.9 pounds after five years of using meal replacements compared to a weight gain of +10.3 pounds in controls.
Men using meal replacements maintained a loss of -13 pounds versus a gain of +9.9 pounds in controls.
The study was conducted in rural Wisconsin and started with 51 men and 107 women who were given free Slim-Fast shakes and Slim-Fast Bars at the local grocery store. Control data was obtained from 215 patients in three major medical centers located in the same area.
This article was originally published on Oct 18, 2010.
Rothacker D. Five year weight control with meal replacements: comparison with background in rural Wisconsin. International Journal of Obesity, Aug 1998, 22(8 Suppl 3):S256 (abstract P606).
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