Effect of dietary interventions on reduction in TAG. Solid Lines : Data from Reference  was converted from reported log values in their Table 2 and per cent of baseline calculated. At week 3, a 1000 kcal reduction in energy was implemented and at week 9, dieters were put on maintenance diet. Combined effect of calorie reduction and maintenance are reported at week 12. Dashed line: Data from reference : A eucaloric ketogenic diet was instituted for six weeks (no weight loss phase). Points were recorded at week 3 and 6.