Low-Calorie Mediterranean Diet vs. Low Carb Diet for Weight Loss
Jun 22, 2021
Editor: David L. Joffe, BSPharm, CDE, FACA
Author: Thi Vietthi Huynh, 2022 PharmD Candidate, Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine – School of Pharmacy
Study examines the effect of Mediterranean or low carb diet on weight, waist circumference and blood glucose in patients with obesity.
Both the low-carb diet and the Mediterranean diet have their pros and cons. Many times, patients have hard times deciding whether the low-carbohydrate diet is appropriate for their situations. To help patients better understand these diets, Dr. Tricò and colleagues conducted a study to compare the effectiveness of the Mediterranean diet and low-carbohydrate diet on weight loss and glucose homeostasis in patients with obesity and high risk of diabetes....
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