Friday, July 5, 2024 – Episode 1453

Friday, July 5, 2024 - Episode 1453
By: Leslyn Keith, OTD, CLT-LANA

RCT Comparing Low Carb vs. Low Fat Effects on Lipedema

  • The title of this article is Effect of a low-carbohydrate diet on pain and quality of life in female patients with lipedema: a randomized controlled trial.
  • It was published in the peer-reviewed journal Obesity in April 2024.
  • This paper describes the completed RCT, focusing on evaluating the effects of a low-carb diet (LCD) compared to a standard diet on lipedema-associated pain.
  • Secondary objectives included comparing the impact of the two diets on quality of life and exploring associations between ketosis levels and pain, weight, and body composition.