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Rapid Weight Loss vs. Slow Weight Loss: Which is More Effective on Body Composition and Metabolic Risk Factors?

Damoon Ashtary-Larky 1 , 2 , Matin Ghanavati 3 , Nasrin Lamuchi-Deli 2 , Seyedeh Arefeh Payami 2 , Sara Alavi-Rad 2 , Mehdi Boustaninejad 4 , Reza Afrisham 5 , Amir Abbasnezhad 7 and Meysam Alipour 2 , 6 , *
Authors Information
1 Department of Clinical Biochemistry, School of Medicine, Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences, Ahvaz, Iran
2 Student Research Committee, Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences, Ahvaz, Iran
3 Department of Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics, Faculty of Nutrition and Food Technology, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
4 Department of Physical Education and Sports Sciences, Central Tehran Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran
5 Department of Clinical Biochemistry, School of Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
6 Nutrition and Metabolic Diseases Research Center, Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences, Ahvaz, Iran
7 Nutritional Health Research Center, Department of Nutrition, Lorestan University of Medical Sciences, Khorramabad, Iran
Article information
  • International Journal of Endocrinology and Metabolism: July 2017, 15 (3); e13249
  • Published Online: May 17, 2017
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: November 16, 2016
  • Revised: March 3, 2017
  • Accepted: March 22, 2017
  • DOI: 10.5812/ijem.13249

To Cite: Ashtary-Larky D, Ghanavati M, Lamuchi-Deli N, Payami S A, Alavi-Rad S, et al. Rapid Weight Loss vs. Slow Weight Loss: Which is More Effective on Body Composition and Metabolic Risk Factors?, Int J Endocrinol Metab. 2017 ; 15(3):e13249. doi: 10.5812/ijem.13249.

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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
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