Effectiveness of weight loss by using yogurt commercial meals

Yi Wen Chien, Fang Hsuean Liao, Shiau Jiun Chen, Yi Fang Chen, Chin Fa Chen, Ming-Che Hsieh

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The purpose of this study was to assess the effect of yogurt commercially packaged meals on weight reduction, body composition and blood lipid profiles. Seventy subjects were divided into two groups including yogurt meal group and traditional low calorie diet group. They were aged 29.5 ± 8.4; 34.7 ± 9.7 years, with body weights of 80.8 ± 13.8kg; 75.0 ± 15.2 kg and a BMI of 29.7 ± 3.3 kg/m2, 29.3 ± 3.5 kg/m2; respectively. Yogurt Commercial meal was used to replace two meals, and total energy intake was 1200 kcal/day for 6 weeks. Traditional diet group had the same total calorie and percentage of three major nutrients content. The average weight loss in yogurt meal group was 0.9 kg/week(p

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)222-229
Number of pages8
JournalNutritional Sciences Journal
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2004


  • Body fat
  • Low calorie diet
  • Obesity
  • Weight loss
  • Yogurt commercial meal

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine (miscellaneous)
  • Food Science


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