Adult Weight Management Systematic Review

07/27/2022 - A new systematic review from the Evidence Analysis Center examines the efficacy of weight management interventions provided by a registered dietitian or international equivalent. The systematic review analyzed 62 randomized controlled trials published from 2008 until January 2021.

Compared to usual care or no intervention, low-to-moderate certainty evidence describes weight management interventions provided by a dietitian are efficacious for improving several examined cardiometabolic outcomes and quality of life in adults with a body mass index ≥25 kg/m2.

Longer duration interventions that included at least five contacts with dietitians resulted in more favorable outcomes compared to their counterparts.

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