Background: Low-carbohydrate diets are popular for weight loss, but their cardiovascular effects have not been well-studied, particularly in diverse populations. Objective:To examine the effects of a low-carbohydrate diet compared with a low-fat diet on body weight and cardiovascular risk factors. (ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT00609271) Setting:A large academic medical center.

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