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Waist circumference to height ratio: better correlation with fat mass than other anthropometric indices during dietary weight l

Ashtary-LarkyD et al.
Used Parameters : TBW, FFM, BFM, Segmental FM

Publication Year : 2018

Country : Iran

Journal : International Journal of Endocrinology and Metabolism

Background The first-line strategy for the treatment of obesity is weight loss (WL) through decreasing calorie intake. However, a diet that is capable of attenuating fat free mass decline following WL is preferred. Furthermore, it is required to choose proper measurements and appropriate obesity-assessment indices to monitor weight and body composition during WL program. Methods A total of 68 adults with overweight and/or obesity underwent a WL program (rapid and slow WL). Dependent variables include: weight, resting …
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