Manage episode 364794643 series 3420511
There are three popular dietary styles used in teens who struggle to lose weight:
- Low carbohydrate dietary plan
- Low glycemic index dietary plan
- Portion control dietary plan
Which one is more effective in achieving a healthy weight in teens?
Here I present data from this research that answered this question:
Kirk S, Brehm B, Saelens BE, Woo JG, Kissel E, D'Alessio D, Bolling C, Daniels SR.
Role of carbohydrate modification in weight management among obese children: a randomized clinical trial. J Pediatr. 2012 Aug;161(2):320-7.e1. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2012.01.041. Epub 2012 Feb 28. PMID: 22381024; PMCID: PMC3406261.
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Dr Gourgari is a pediatric endocrinologist, certified in obesity medicine expert and weight loss coach for teens with more than 15 years of experience. She helps teens build healthy habits that last, so they can feel happier, be more confident and love their body again .
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