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    Overview and Recommendations

    • Background

    • Management

  • Related Summaries

  • Overview

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    Recommendations

    • American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists/American College of Endocrinology (AACE/ACE) Practice Guidelines for Patients with Obesity

    • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND) recommendations for weight management

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    Carbohydrate Restriction or Modification

    • Very low-carbohydrate diets

    • Moderate-carbohydrate diet

    • Ketogenic diet

    • Low-glycemic index diets

    • Safety considerations

    • Additional considerations

  • High-protein Diet

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    Fat Restriction

    • Low-fat diets

  • Mediterranean Diet

  • Paleolithic Diet

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    Calorie Restriction

    • General information

    • Portion control

    • Reduced-calorie diets

    • Very low-calorie diets

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    Comparisons of Diets

    • Low-carbohydrate vs. low-fat diets

    • Partial meal-replacement vs. low-calorie diet

    • Paleolithic vs. Mediterranean diets

    • Additional comparisons

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    Intermittent Fasting

    • Alternate day fasting

    • Other fasting schedules

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    Commercial Weight-loss Diets

    • General information

    • Efficacy

    • Comparative efficacy

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    Specific Foods and Food Types

    • Fruits and vegetables

    • Vegetarian or vegan diet

    • Dietary fiber and whole grains

    • Dietary pulses

    • Fish or fish oil

    • Calcium and dairy products

    • Dietary sugar

    • Low-calorie sweeteners

    • Caloric beverages

    • Green tea

    • Water

    • Breakfast

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    Combination of Diet and Other Strategies

    • Diet and exercise

    • Meal-replacement and weight-management program

  • Weight-loss Diets in Children and Adolescents

  • Weight Loss Maintenance

  • Dietary Counseling

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    Guidelines and Resources

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      Guidelines

      • United States guidelines

      • European guidelines

      • Australian and New Zealand guidelines

    • Review articles

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    Quality Improvement

    • Choosing Wisely Italy

  • Patient Information

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    ICD Codes

    • ICD-10 codes

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    References

    • General references used

    • Recommendation grading systems used

    • Synthesized Recommendation Grading System for DynaMed

    • DynaMed Editorial Process

    • Special acknowledgements

    • How to cite

Topic Editor
Fatima Cody Stanford MD, MPH, MPA, FAAP, FACP, FTOS
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Affiliations

Adult and Pediatric Obesity Medicine Physician, Massachusetts General Hospital; Massachusetts, United States

Conflicts of Interest

Dr. Stanford declares no relevant financial conflicts of interest.

Recommendations Editor
Zbys Fedorowicz MSc, DPH, BDS, LDSRCS
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Affiliations

Director of Bahrain Branch of the United Kingdom Cochrane Center, The Cochrane Collaboration; Awali, Bahrain

Conflicts of Interest

Dr. Fedorowicz declares no relevant financial conflicts of interest.

Deputy Editor
Alan Ehrlich MD
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Affiliations

Executive Editor, DynaMed; Associate Professor of Family Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School; Massachusetts, United States

Conflicts of Interest

Dr. Ehrlich declares no relevant financial conflicts of interest.

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