Evidence guidelines

Guidelines on the evidence required to support indications for listed complementary medicines

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Appendix 4: References

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Franz, M, et al. (2007). Weight-loss outcomes: A systematic review and meta-analysis of weight-loss clinical trial with a minimum of 1-year follow-up. Journal of the American Dietetic Association 107: 1755-1767.

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Wu T, et. al.. (2009). Long-term effectiveness of diet-plus-exercise interventions vs. diet only interventions for weight loss: a meta-analysis. Obesity Reviews 10: 313-323.

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