Effects of dietary pulse consumption on body weight: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials

30 Mar 2016Shana J Kim, Russell J de Souza, Vivian L Choo, Vanessa Ha, Adrian I Cozma, Laura Chiavaroli, Arash Mirrahimi, Sonia Blanco Mejia, Marco Di Buono, Adam M Bernstein, Lawrence A Leiter, Penny M Kris-Etherton, Vladimir Vuksan, Joseph Beyene, Cyril WC Kendall, David JA Jenkins, and John L Sievenpiper

The inclusion of dietary pulses in a diet may be a beneficial weight-loss strategy because it leads to a modest weight-loss effect even when diets are not intended to be calorically restricted.

Meta Analysis
1 effect
3 weeks
940 subjects

Reported Outcomes

DeterminantsOutcomeDetails

Legumes (beans, peas, lentils, lupins) Nutrition risk & protective factor
Minor Protective Factor Legumes (beans, peas, ...
Nutrition

Obesity Musculoskeletal outcome
Minor decreased risk of Obesity
Musculoskeletal system

High evidence
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