Evaluation of Hypocaloric Diet With Protein Supplementation in Middle-Aged Sarcopenic Obese Women: A Pilot Study

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Sammarco, Rosa; Marra, Maurizio; Di Guglielmo, Maria Luisa; Naccarato, Marianna; Contaldo, Franco; Poggiogalle, Eleonora; Donini, Lorenzo Maria; Pasanisi, Fabrizio;
  • Publisher: Karger Publishers
  • Journal: Obesity Facts (issn: 1662-4025, eissn: 1662-4033)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1159/000468153, pmc: PMC5644943
  • Subject: Nutrition. Foods and food supply | Nutritional diseases. Deficiency diseases | Original Article | Body composition | TX341-641 | Protein supplementation | RC620-627 | Body composition; Hypocaloric diet; Obesity; Protein supplementation; Sarcopenia; Adult; Aged; Body Composition; Body Weight; Dietary Proteins; Energy Metabolism; Female; Hand Strength; Humans; Middle Aged; Muscle Strength; Obesity; Pilot Projects; Quality of Life; Sarcopenia; Diet, Reducing; Health (social science); Physiology (medical) | Obesity | Hypocaloric diet | Sarcopenia

Objective: The aim of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of a nutritional program, which is characterized by a different modulation of proteins, in adult patients with sarcopenic obesity. Methods: We studied 18 obese women aged 41-74 years. Obesity was diagnosed as... View more