Efficacy of a 2-Month Very Low-Calorie Ketogenic Diet (VLCKD) Compared to a Standard Low-Calorie Diet in Reducing Visceral and Liver Fat Accumulation in Patients With Obesity

Background: Currently the treatment of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is based on weight loss through lifestyle changes, such as exercise combined with calorie-restricted dieting.Objectives: To assess the effects of a commercially available weight loss program based on a very low-calorie...

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Main Authors: Guilherme Moura Cunha, German Guzman, Livia Lugarinho Correa De Mello, Barbara Trein, Luciana Spina, Isabela Bussade, Juliana Marques Prata, Ignacio Sajoux, Walmir Countinho
Format: Article
Published: Frontiers Media S.A. 2020-09-01
Series:Frontiers in Endocrinology
Online Access:https://www.frontiersin.org/article/10.3389/fendo.2020.00607/full