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Optimising benefits and minimising potential harms of obesity treatments [ 2018 - 2022 ]

Research Grant

[Cite as http://purl.org/au-research/grants/nhmrc/1135897]

Researchers: A/Pr Amanda Salis (Principal investigator)

Brief description This work aims to find safe and more effective obesity treatments for the over 2.1 billion people worldwide with overweight or obesity. Severely energy restricted diets are currently the most effective dietary obesity treatment, but these are underutilized due to concerns about potential harms. This work will investigate using severe diets intermittently rather than continuously, as a means of enhancing their benefits of long-term weight/fat loss while also reducing potential harmful effects.

Funding Amount $AUD 717,273.20

Funding Scheme Research Fellowships

Notes Research Fellowship

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