Effects of Calorie Restriction in Obese Older Adults: The CROSSROADS Randomized Controlled Trial

Academic Article


  • Background: We lack a comprehensive assessment of the risks and benefits of calorie restriction in older adults at high risk for cardiometabolic disease. Calorie restriction may reduce visceral adipose tissue (VAT) but also have negative effects on lean mass and quality of life.
  • Digital Object Identifier (doi)

    Pubmed Id

  • 1612074
  • Author List

  • Ard JD; Gower B; Hunter G; Ritchie CS; Roth DL; Goss A; Wingo BC; Bodner EV; Brown CJ; Bryan D
  • Start Page

  • 73
  • End Page

  • 80
  • Volume

  • 73
  • Issue

  • 1