The therapeutic use of a vegetarian diet as part of a multi-component weight-management program is an effective way to bring about longer-term (more than one year) improvements in weight status among those who are compliant.
Overall strength of the available supporting evidence: Grade I - good; Grade II - fair; Grade III - limited; Grade IV - expert opinion; Grade V: not assignable
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Date of Literature Review for the Evidence Analysis: March 2008
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