Low-fat, restricted-calorie diets have a strong evidence base for treating obesity for periods of 2 years or more although low-carbohydrate diets have a more favorable effect on lipids and Mediterranean diets on glycemic control and may well produce equivalent outcomes to other low calorie diets..
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