:: Volume 11, Issue 1 (Scientific Journal of Kurdistan University of Medical Sciences 2006) ::
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The effect of yoghurt on BMI and weight reduction in overweight people
Mohammad Saleh Hazhir 1, Seyed Najmedin Senobar Tahaee Dr, Naser Reshadmanesh, Kiomars Rashidi Dr
1- , Saleh.hazhir@muk.ac.ir
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ABSTRACT Backgrou and Aim: Diet regimen and nutritional therapy are suitable methods to reduce weight in obese people. The aim of this study is to determine the effect of yoghurt on weight reduction and BMI in overweight people. Materials and Methods: 32 overweight people in an interventional study were divided into to groups by block randomization, experimental group included 17 and control group 15 people. Before the beginning of study the weights and heights of the subjects of the two groups were measured. The weight and BMI were measured in experimental group after 12 weeks again. Alterations of body weight and BMI in experimental group and control group were evaluated by means of SPSS software, Mann-whitney U and T-tests. p<0.05 was regarded significant. Results: At the beginning of the study weight, height and BMI of the people in the two groups had no significant difference but after yoghurt intake, experimental group, achieved more weight reduction than control group which was statistically significant (p<0.05). Although reduction of BMI was not significant statistically in both groups reduction of BMI in experimental group was more than that of control group. Conclusion: Taking two servings of the yoghurt is effective in weight reduction in the obese and overweight people. Key words: Yoghurt, Weight reduction, Obesity, BMI
Keywords: Yoghurt, Weight reduction, Obesity, BMI
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: General
Received: 2009/10/27 | Published: 2006/06/15

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