Biological factors and weight loss methods

At a GlanceResearchers found that certain biological differences didn’t predict whether someone would lose more weight from a low-fat or low-carbohydrate diet. People lost weight on both diets, which emphasized choosing healthy food options rather than counting calories. Researchers are exploring specific biological factors that may influence a person’s success with different diets.monkeybusinessimages/iStock/ThinkstockMost American adults…

Weight Loss

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Weight Loss

A Physicians Committee study tested a plant-based diet in a group of 64 women. At the start of the study, all of the women were moderately or severely overweight. Participants followed two simple rules: They set aside all animal products and kept oils to a minimum. They lost about a pound per week, without calorie counting…

Changes in Energy Expenditure with Weight Gain and Weight Loss in Humans

Papers of particular interest, published recently, have been highlighted as: • Of importance •• Of major importance1. Goele K, Bosy-Westphal A, Rumcker B, Lagerpusch M, Müller MJ. Influence of changes in body composition and adaptive thermogenesis on the difference between measured and predicted weight loss in obese women. Obes Facts. 2009;2:105–9. doi: 10.1159/000210369. [PMC free…

20 Best Keto Recipes for Beginners That Taste Heavenly

Scroll through your social media feed and it’s only a matter of time before your eye catches an article extolling the virtues of the ketogenic diet. It’s undeniable that the eating plan (keto, for short) has taken the world by storm. Feeling a little lost? It’s essentially a high-fat, low-carb dietary regime that results in …