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2010 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee Systematic Reviews

Systematic Review Question

What is the optimal proportion of dietary fat, carbohydrate, and protein to lose weight if overweight or obese?

Conclusion Statement

There is strong and consistent evidence that when calorie intake is controlled, macronutrient proportion of the diet is not related to losing weight.

2010 DGAC Grade: Strong

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2010 DGAC Energy Balance and Weight Management

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