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overview Dr. Ludwig is a practicing endocrinologist and researcher at Boston Children’s Hospital. He holds the rank of Professor of Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School and Professor of Nutrition at Harvard School of Public Health. Dr Ludwig Founded the Optimal Weight for Life (OWL) program at Children's Hospital, one of the country’s oldest and largest multidisciplinary clinics for the care of overweight children. He also directs the New Balance Foundation Obesity Prevention Center at Children’s Hospital. His research focuses on the effects of diet on hormones, metabolism and body weight. In particular, he developed a novel “low glycemic load” diet (i.e., one that decreases the surge in blood sugar after meals) for the treatment of obesity and prevention of type 2 diabetes and heart disease. In addition, he conducted some of the original studies linking sugar-sweetened beverages and fast food to obesity. Described as an “obesity warrior” by Time Magazine, Dr. Ludwig has fought for fundamental policy changes to improve the food environment. He received the E.V. McCollum Award (2008) of the American Society for Nutrition and the Oded Bar-Or Award (2015) of The Obesity Society. Dr. Ludwig is Principal Investigator on numerous grants with 20 years of continuous NIH funding, including a current K24 mid-career mentoring grant. He has published over 150 scientific articles and serves as Contributing Writer for JAMA. Dr. Ludwig has written 2 books for the public, including the #1 New York Times bestseller Always Hungry? Conquer Cravings, Retrain Your Fat Cells, and Lose Weight Permanently (Grand Central Publishing, 2016). He appears frequently in national print and broadcast media.
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Mentoring - Completed Student Project The Effects of Popular Diets on Energy Expenditure After Weight Loss
Mentoring - Completed Student Project Endocrinologic and metabolic effects of popular diets during weight maintenance after weight loss in obese young adults
Academic Article Spirited critique of glycaemic index (GI) and its role in the treatment of obesity.
Academic Article Public health action amid scientific uncertainty: the case of restaurant calorie labeling regulations.
Academic Article Dietary guidelines in the 21st century--a time for food.
Academic Article Overweight children and adolescents.
Academic Article A reduced-glycemic load diet in the treatment of adolescent obesity.
Academic Article Weight-loss maintenance--mind over matter?
Academic Article Effects of fast-food consumption on energy intake and diet quality among children in a national household survey.
Academic Article Fast-food habits, weight gain, and insulin resistance (the CARDIA study): 15-year prospective analysis.
Academic Article Type 2 diabetes and the vegetarian diet.
Academic Article Diet and development of the insulin resistance syndrome.
Academic Article Weighing the data in studies of the glycaemic index.
Academic Article Effects of a low-glycemic load diet in overweight and obese pregnant women: a pilot randomized controlled trial.
Academic Article Effects of decreasing sugar-sweetened beverage consumption on body weight in adolescents: a randomized, controlled pilot study.
Academic Article Clinical update: the low-glycaemic-index diet.
Academic Article Relation between consumption of sugar-sweetened drinks and childhood obesity: a prospective, observational analysis.
Academic Article Effects of a low-glycemic load diet on resting energy expenditure and heart disease risk factors during weight loss.
Academic Article Effects of an ad libitum low-glycemic load diet on cardiovascular disease risk factors in obese young adults.
Academic Article Putting your genes on a diet: the molecular effects of carbohydrate.
Academic Article Effects of a low-glycemic load vs low-fat diet in obese young adults: a randomized trial.
Academic Article Joint association of glycemic load and alcohol intake with type 2 diabetes incidence in women.
Academic Article Pediatric obesity prevention initiatives: more questions than answers.
Academic Article Weight loss strategies for adolescents: a 14-year-old struggling to lose weight.
Academic Article Effects of diet composition on postprandial energy availability during weight loss maintenance.
Academic Article Effects of dietary composition on energy expenditure during weight-loss maintenance.
Academic Article Effects of a low glycemic load or a low-fat dietary intervention on body weight in obese Hispanic American children and adolescents: a randomized controlled trial.
Academic Article Dairy consumption, obesity, and the insulin resistance syndrome in young adults: the CARDIA Study.
Academic Article Dietary composition and physiologic adaptations to energy restriction.
Academic Article Dietary glycemic index and obesity.
Academic Article Hepatic steatosis and increased adiposity in mice consuming rapidly vs. slowly absorbed carbohydrate.
Academic Article Long-term effects of dietary glycemic index on adiposity, energy metabolism, and physical activity in mice.
Academic Article State intervention in life-threatening childhood obesity.
Academic Article Should obese patients be counselled to follow a low-glycaemic index diet? Yes.
Academic Article Technology, diet, and the burden of chronic disease.
Academic Article Targeting dietary fat or glycemic load in the treatment of obesity and type 2 diabetes: a randomized controlled trial.
Academic Article The 2010 Dietary Guidelines--the best recipe for health?
Academic Article Continuous glucose monitoring to assess the ecologic validity of dietary glycemic index and glycemic load.
Academic Article A novel interaction between dietary composition and insulin secretion: effects on weight gain in the Quebec Family Study.
Academic Article Acute effects of dietary glycemic index on antioxidant capacity in a nutrient-controlled feeding study.
Concept Diet
Concept Diet, Reducing
Concept Diet, Protein-Restricted
Concept Diet Surveys
Concept Diet, Carbohydrate-Restricted
Concept Diet, Vegetarian
Concept Diet Therapy
Concept Diet Records
Concept Diet, Fat-Restricted
Academic Article Examining the health effects of fructose.
Academic Article A low-glycemic-load versus low-fat diet in the treatment of fatty liver in obese children.
Academic Article Three daily servings of reduced-fat milk: an evidence-based recommendation?
Academic Article Identifying whole grain foods: a comparison of different approaches for selecting more healthful whole grain products.
Academic Article Increasing adiposity: consequence or cause of overeating?
Academic Article The real cost of food: can taxes and subsidies improve public health?
Academic Article Effects of sodium benzoate, a widely used food preservative, on glucose homeostasis and metabolic profiles in humans.
Academic Article Taxes and subsidies to improve diet--reply.
Academic Article Changes in intake of protein foods, carbohydrate amount and quality, and long-term weight change: results from 3 prospective cohorts.
Academic Article The 2015 US Dietary Guidelines: Lifting the Ban on Total Dietary Fat.
Academic Article Relationship of insulin dynamics to body composition and resting energy expenditure following weight loss.
Academic Article A randomized pilot study of dietary treatments for polycystic ovary syndrome in adolescents.
Academic Article Effect of low-fat diet interventions versus other diet interventions on long-term weight change in adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
Academic Article Lifespan Weighed Down by Diet.
Grant Soft Drinks, Milk and Obesity in Chilean Children
Grant Sugar-sweetened Beverages and Weight Gain in Children
Grant Glycemic Index, Obesity, Insulin Resistance and CVD Risk
Grant Popular Diets, Metabolism, and CVD Risk
Grant Sugar-sweetened beverages and cardiovascular disease risk: an RCT
Grant Effects of Diet on Hormones, Metabolism and Body Weight
Grant Glycemic Load and infant birth weight in pregnant/glucose intolerant women
Grant A Novel Diet-Phenotype Interaction Affecting Body Weight
Academic Article Outcomes from an orientation model to reduce attrition in paediatric weight management.
Academic Article Raising the bar on the low-carbohydrate diet.
Academic Article Lowering the Bar on the Low-Fat Diet.
Academic Article Metabolomic profiles as reliable biomarkers of dietary composition.
Academic Article A telephone intervention to achieve differentiation in dietary intake: a randomized trial in paediatric primary care.
Academic Article Calorically restricted diets decrease PCSK9 in overweight adolescents.
Academic Article Effects of Advice to Drink 8 Cups of Water per Day in Adolescents With Overweight or Obesity: A Randomized Clinical Trial.
Academic Article Dietary Fat: Friend or Foe?
Academic Article A randomized study of dietary composition during weight-loss maintenance: Rationale, study design, intervention, and assessment.
Academic Article Management of Type 1 Diabetes With a Very Low-Carbohydrate Diet.
Academic Article Incorrect analyses were used in "Different enteral nutrition formulas have no effect on glucose homeostasis but on diet-induced thermogenesis in critically ill medical patients: a randomized controlled trial" and corrected analyses are requested.
Academic Article Authors' Response.
Academic Article Dietary fat: From foe to friend?
Academic Article Effects of a low carbohydrate diet on energy expenditure during weight loss maintenance: randomized trial.
Academic Article Ultra-Processed Food and Obesity: The Pitfalls of Extrapolation from Short Studies.
Academic Article Methodological error in measurement of energy expenditure by the doubly labeled water method: much ado about nothing?
Academic Article Discrepancies in the Registries of Diet vs Drug Trials.
Academic Article The Ketogenic Diet: Evidence for Optimism but High-Quality Research Needed.
Academic Article Testing the carbohydrate-insulin model of obesity in a 5-month feeding study: the perils of post-hoc participant exclusions.
Academic Article Energy Requirement Is Higher During Weight-Loss Maintenance in Adults Consuming a Low- Compared with High-Carbohydrate Diet.
Academic Article JCL roundtable: Low-carbohydrate diets.
Academic Article Reply to S Joshi.
Academic Article Do Lower-Carbohydrate Diets Increase Total Energy Expenditure? An Updated and Reanalyzed Meta-Analysis of 29 Controlled-Feeding Studies.
Academic Article Carbohydrate restriction for diabetes: rediscovering centuries-old wisdom.
Academic Article Diets Varying in Carbohydrate Content Differentially Alter Brain Activity in Homeostatic and Reward Regions in Adults.
Academic Article Effects of a low-carbohydrate diet on insulin-resistant dyslipoproteinemia-a randomized controlled feeding trial.
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