Why was this study done?

Obesity and overweight are major health challenges and associated with many diseases. This study was designed to investigate the effects of one meal a day with high-protein soy meal replacement product on weight loss.

What did the study find?

The study followed individuals from one to 48 months and noted that the amount of weight loss was associated with adherence to the program.

Effects of a High Protein Supplement on Body Weight and Blood Constituents of Overweight and Obese Individuals
Albanese AA, Wein EH, Carroll LA. Nutr Rep Int, 1984. 29(1):193-204.
PDF Manuscript: Nutr Rep Int, 1984.