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Is a low-carb diet superior to a low-fat one?

In a new long-term diet study where magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) imaging technology was used for the first time scientists found low-carbohydrate diets to be superior to low-fat diets. “Weighing patients or using blood tests to detect changes, hasn’t, until now, given us accurate pictures, literally, of how different fat ...

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Diet optimal in fighting disease, death

Research in over 135,000 people across five continents has shown that a diet low in carbohydrates and moderate in fat, fruits and vegetables is associated with a lower risk of death. The data formed part of the Prospective Urban Rural Epidemiology (PURE) study which followed more than 135,000 people from 18 ...

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Does exercise curb hunger?

The latest research findings contradict previous studies that suggest exercise makes people eat more. Scientists at Loughborough University in England have found exercising to be more effective than a traditional diet in helping to limit daily calorie consumption. The hormonal, psychological and behavioural responses of female subjects to calorie control ...

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Cheat smart

A well-structured cheat meal can help you surmount weight-loss plateaus and help you maintain your sanity when you are on a diet.

Take the shackles off your diet every once in a while A well-structured cheat meal can help you surmount weight-loss plateaus and help you maintain your sanity when you are on a diet. Our bodies don’t want to change and weight-loss plateaus are expected as you try to lose weight ...

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Is cutting carbs or fat more beneficial?

Is cutting carbs or fat more beneficial?

American researchers have recently shown that restricting dietary fat may lead to greater body fat loss in people than carbohydrate restriction. According to the study body fat loss with dietary fat restriction was greater compared with carbohydrate restriction, even though more fat was burned with the low-carb diet. However, over ...

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