Dietary Strategies for Weight Loss Maintenance

Weight regain after a successful weight loss intervention is very common. Most studies show that, on average, the weight loss attained during a weight loss intervention period is not or is not fully maintained during follow-up.

This systematic review and meta-analysis of studies collate what is currently known about dietary strategies for weight loss maintenance, focusing on nutrient composition. The results indicate a significant beneficial effect of higher protein intake on the prevention of weight regain.