VLCD


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AcronymDefinition
VLCDVery Low Calorie Diet
VLCDVery Low-Carbohydrate Diet (nutrition)
VLCDVariable Length Coding and Decoding
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A VLCD that involves eating 1,000 calories a day or fewer should not be followed for more than 12 continuous weeks.
VLCDs, when medically supervised, are time controlled and tailored to individual patient health status.
We suggested that the combination of a VLCD and oral hCG could not only trigger clinically significant changes in subcutaneous fat stores but simultaneously decrease body weight and modelate body contour.
Nutrition intervention of VLCD in these clients is well beyond the scope of practice for the dental hygienist.
The present case study examines the attempts of a morbidly obese inpatient to improve his functional and health outcomes through weight loss, using a VLCD with input from a multidisciplinary team.
Analysis of weight loss outcomes using VLCD in black and white overweight and obese women with and without metabolic syndrome.
But Professor Iain Broom, of Robert Gordon's University in Aberdeen, said: "A Very Low Calorie Diet - VLCD - used under medical supervision is a safe and effective way for the obese person to lose weight.
Examination of pretreatment predictors of attrition in a VLCD and behavior therapy weight-loss program.
Examinaton of pretreatment predictors of attrition in VLCD and behavior therapy weight-loss program.
Anderson, 112 individuals who were more than 40 pounds overweight completed an intensive, VLCD program (about 800-900 calories a day).
Criterios para una correcta utilizacion de las dietas VLCD
Information on who should use a very low-calorie diet (VLCD) and the health benefits and possible adverse effects of VLCDs is provided in this fact sheet.