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From efficacy to effectiveness: Two randomized controlled trials of lifestyle intervention postpartum


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Title: From efficacy to effectiveness: Two randomized controlled trials of lifestyle intervention postpartum
Authors: Huseinovic, Ena
E-mail: ena.huseinovic@gu.se
Issue Date: 7-Nov-2016
University: University of Gothenburg. Sahlgrenska Academy
Institution: Inst of Medicine. Department of Internal Medicine and Clinical Nutrition
Parts of work: I. Huseinovic E, Winkvist A, Bertz F et al. (2014) Eating frequency, energy intake and body weight during a successful weight loss trial in overweight and obese postpartum women. Eur J Clin Nutr 68, 71-76.
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II. Huseinovic E, Winkvist A, Bertz F et al. (2014) Changes in food choice during a successful weight loss trial in overweight and obese postpartum women. Obesity (Silver Spring) 22, 2517-2523.
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III. Huseinovic E, Bertz F, Leu Agelii M et al. (2016) Effectiveness of a weight loss intervention in postpartum women: results from a randomized controlled trial in primary health care. Am J Clin Nutr 104, 362-370.
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Date of Defence: 2016-12-02
Disputation: Fredagen den 2 december 2016, kl. 9.00, Hörsal Hamberger, Medicinaregatan 16 A, Göteborg
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy (Medicine)
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: Diet intervention
Postpartum period
Weight loss
Randomized controlled trial
Abstract: The overall aim of this thesis was to evaluate if, and how, weight loss can be achieved in women with overweight and obesity after pregnancy by combining results from two randomized controlled trials; LEVA and LEVA in Real Life. In the LEVA trial, a 12-wk diet intervention based on the Nordic Nutrition Recommendations produced a weight loss of 9%, which was sustained at 10% after 1 y, among 68 lactating women. However, important aspects of the dietary changes contributing to this weight loss rem... more
ISBN: 978-91-628-9887-8 (Print)
978-91-628-9886-1 (PDF)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/44932
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