“A Trial of the Ideal Protein System Versus Low Fat Diet for Weight Loss”
This study will examine whether, compared to a standard, low-fat, calorie-restricted diet intervention, the clinic-supported Ideal Protein weight loss method will result in greater weight loss and improvement in cardiometabolic risk factors over 3 months among obese adults with cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors.
Behavioral - Ideal Protein Weight Loss Method
An initial visit will take place in which each participant assigned to the experimental group will complete a health profile questionnaire.The Ideal Protein method will be explained and the participant will be weighed, measured and given diet related informational materials. A staff member will assist the participant with the selection of foods and snacks to ensure adequate quantity for the week. Weekly follow-up visits of 15 minutes duration will be implemented with a telephone follow-up occurr ...read more on ClinicalTrials.org
Behavioral - Standard Weight Loss
This arm utilizes evidence-based strategies that have been shown to be effective for long-term weight loss and weight loss maintenance (including behavioral techniques, diet modification, and social support) consistent with the 2013 AHA/ACC/TOS Guideline for the Management of Overweight and Obesity in Adults. Participants in this arm will have an initial one hour consultation with a trained interventionist, where the fat goal and calorie restriction goal are explained. For 12 weeks low-fat reduc ...read more on ClinicalTrials.org
A Trial of the Ideal Protein System Versus Low Fat Diet for Weight Loss