Navigation Links
Want to Lose Weight? Just Eat Less, Diet Study Suggests
Date:2/25/2009

Comparison of 4 diet plans finds all produce similar results,,

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 25 (HealthDay News) -- If you want to lose weight, it doesn't seem to matter what type of diet plan you choose. What really matters is that you just eat less.

A study in the Feb. 26 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine compared a variety of diet plans -- which emphasized varying degrees of fat, protein and carbohydrates -- and found that any eating plan that causes you to consume fewer calories will help you lose weight.

"This study has a very practical, useful message," said study author Dr. Frank Sacks, a professor of cardiovascular disease prevention at the Harvard School of Public Health. "It doesn't really matter much the specific type of diet -- see what suits you best. The focus should be on reducing calories. That's what really counts."

Intense debates have raged over what type of diet plan is best. Study results on low-fat diets and high-protein diets have been mixed, with none providing conclusive evidence, according to background information in Sacks' study.

To try to answer the question of what works best, Sacks and his colleagues recruited 811 overweight people, about 40 percent of them men, from two cities -- Boston and Baton Rouge, La.

They were randomly assigned to follow one of four diets:

  • Low-fat, average-protein diet made up of 20 percent fat, 15 percent protein and 65 percent carbohydrates.
  • Low-fat, high-protein diet of 20 percent fat, 25 percent protein and 55 percent carbohydrates.
  • High-fat, average-protein plan containing 40 percent fat, 15 percent protein and 45 percent carbohydrates.
  • High-fat, high-protein diet of 40 percent fat, 25 percent protein and 35 percent carbohydrates

All groups were told to keep saturated fat to no more than 8 percent of their daily intake of calor
'/>"/>

Copyright©2009 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved  

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Newer antidepressants led to less, not more, teen suicides
2. Older workers stress less, U-M study suggests
3. Renaissance Health Publishing, LLC Warns the Public that ConsumerLab.com is Not Independent and Labels the CL Seal of Approval a Worthless, Paid-For Advertising Gimmick
4. Medicine Disposal Partnership Will Encourage Public to Flush Less, Crush More
5. New Surgical Technology Holds Promise of Painless, Scarless Procedures
6. Why women should eat less, move more and consider wearing transdermal HRT patches during menopause
7. Sensiotec Announces FDA 510(k) Class II Clearance for the Worlds First UWB Healthcare Unbound, Wireless, Non-Contact, Vital Signs and Movement Monitor
8. Penn study finds pro-death proteins required to regulate healthy immune function
9. New study shows promise in reducing surgical risks associated with surgical bleeding
10. Study, meta-analysis examine factors associated with death from heatstroke
11. Study suggests loss of 2 types of neurons -- not just 1 -- triggers Parkinsons symptoms
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Want to Lose Weight? Just  Eat Less, Diet Study Suggests
(Date:8/3/2015)... ... August 03, 2015 , ... Novation, the nation’s largest healthcare ... lab testing and precision medicine solutions that can help pharmacists and other healthcare ... than 8.6 million adverse drug events are reported in the U.S. Pharmacogenetic ...
(Date:8/3/2015)... ... August 03, 2015 , ... ... the largest online retailer of nutritional supplements, has officially opened the polls ... 11 awards in the following categories:, ,     Brand of ...
(Date:8/3/2015)... ... August 03, 2015 , ... Novatus, Inc. today launched the ... as well as announced the date of its next major release. , Version ... management tasks as well as enhancements to the customer experience. Users now ...
(Date:8/3/2015)... Alachua, FL (PRWEB) , ... August 03, 2015 , ... ... peripheral nerve injuries, is scheduled to present at the Wedbush Healthcare Conference on Wednesday, ... , A live webcast and subsequent archived replay of the Company’s presentation may be ...
(Date:8/3/2015)... ... August 03, 2015 , ... The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) ... similar to deoxycholic acid, which occurs naturally in the body and helps absorb and ... this area of the body. These are invasive procedures and very expensive for most ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Novation Awards Genelex First Group Purchasing Agreement for Pharmacogenetic Testing and Precision Medicine Software 2Health News:Novation Awards Genelex First Group Purchasing Agreement for Pharmacogenetic Testing and Precision Medicine Software 3Health News:BPI Sports is Nominated for 11 Different 2015 Bodybuilding.com Supplement Awards 2Health News:BPI Sports is Nominated for 11 Different 2015 Bodybuilding.com Supplement Awards 3Health News:Novatus Unveils Milestone Software Release 2Health News:AxoGen, Inc. to Present at the Wedbush Healthcare Conference 2Health News:Dr. Ava Shamban to Offer the New Double Chin Treatment Kybella 2Health News:Dr. Ava Shamban to Offer the New Double Chin Treatment Kybella 3
... Over 400 personnel of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), ... to drugs and alcohol// , according to an internal survey. ... number of men who have become drug dependent and found ... ,He said the survey was started in February ...
... There appears to be no conclusive proof that ... researchers from the American Cancer Society//. This is ... ,Though many medical specialists still prescribe vitamins ... Jacobs, senior epidemiologist and vitamin specialist with the ...
... There is no need for a malaria hospital in Kolkata ... L Joshi, Director of National Vector Born Disease Control Programme. ... dengue and malaria, Joshi said last year in Kolkata only ... the corresponing year was 73., ,Reprentatives of UP, Bihar, ...
... patients who would have to fork out much less ... Merck and Pfizer losing// their patent on drugs commanding ... Ranbaxy and Dr Reddy's Laboratories are being touted as ... vacuum created by the patent expiry of two biggest ...
... for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (CIGB) has registered the ... production of an anti-hepatitis B vaccine. // ... a true world scientific breakthrough, and it was obtained ... process required for it. , ,At a press ...
... new study, men with prostate cancer are more influenced ... //from trusting on clinical trial evidences. ... and comparing the anecdotal experiences of others with prostate ... treatment options were entirely different from them are the ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Misconception on Treatment Options among Prostate Cancer Patients 2
(Date:8/3/2015)... , Aug. 3, 2015 Biosensors International ... SP; Reuters: BIOS.SI; SGX: B20), a developer, manufacturer ... financial results for its first fiscal quarter ended ... Quarter Highlights and Recent Developments: ... improving its cost structure, driven by lower operating ...
(Date:8/3/2015)... 3, 2015 /OFF HOLD ... LLC, PIV757417 The following release: "Biotech Advancements Coupled ... Products & Treatments for Critical-Care Patients With Severe ... 3 Aug 2015 12:30 GMT Cooperative ... surgical research and top-tier universities for identifying biotech ...
(Date:8/3/2015)...  Array BioPharma Inc. (NASDAQ: ARRY ) ... full year of its fiscal year ended June ... of Array, noted, "Binimetinib and encorafenib, two innovative ... for regulatory submissions in 2016. Additional data shared ... colorectal cancer further validate the value of these ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Biosensors Reports Financial Results for the First Quarter of Fiscal Year 2016 2Biosensors Reports Financial Results for the First Quarter of Fiscal Year 2016 3Biosensors Reports Financial Results for the First Quarter of Fiscal Year 2016 4Biosensors Reports Financial Results for the First Quarter of Fiscal Year 2016 5Biosensors Reports Financial Results for the First Quarter of Fiscal Year 2016 6/OFF HOLD OFF HOLD OFF HOLD -- FN Media Group LLC/ 2/OFF HOLD OFF HOLD OFF HOLD -- FN Media Group LLC/ 3/OFF HOLD OFF HOLD OFF HOLD -- FN Media Group LLC/ 4/OFF HOLD OFF HOLD OFF HOLD -- FN Media Group LLC/ 5/OFF HOLD OFF HOLD OFF HOLD -- FN Media Group LLC/ 6Array BioPharma Reports Financial Results For The Fourth Quarter And Full Year Of Fiscal 2015 2Array BioPharma Reports Financial Results For The Fourth Quarter And Full Year Of Fiscal 2015 3Array BioPharma Reports Financial Results For The Fourth Quarter And Full Year Of Fiscal 2015 4Array BioPharma Reports Financial Results For The Fourth Quarter And Full Year Of Fiscal 2015 5Array BioPharma Reports Financial Results For The Fourth Quarter And Full Year Of Fiscal 2015 6Array BioPharma Reports Financial Results For The Fourth Quarter And Full Year Of Fiscal 2015 7Array BioPharma Reports Financial Results For The Fourth Quarter And Full Year Of Fiscal 2015 8Array BioPharma Reports Financial Results For The Fourth Quarter And Full Year Of Fiscal 2015 9Array BioPharma Reports Financial Results For The Fourth Quarter And Full Year Of Fiscal 2015 10Array BioPharma Reports Financial Results For The Fourth Quarter And Full Year Of Fiscal 2015 11Array BioPharma Reports Financial Results For The Fourth Quarter And Full Year Of Fiscal 2015 12
... , MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., ... ) a leading provider of medication system solutions to acute ... (CHS), the largest healthcare system in the Carolinas and third ... OmniRx® automated medication dispensing cabinets (ADCs) to streamline management of ...
... , PISCATAWAY, N.J., Dec. 3 ... recognized leader in advanced injection technologies, today announced that ... National Medicines Corporation Ltd. (d/b/a "Sinopharm") and Yichang Humanwell ... of China (the "PRC"), to develop orthopedic and epidural ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Omnicell Selected by Nation's Third Largest Public Healthcare System for Medication Management Systems 2Omnicell Selected by Nation's Third Largest Public Healthcare System for Medication Management Systems 3Omnicell Selected by Nation's Third Largest Public Healthcare System for Medication Management Systems 4Milestone Scientific to Establish Joint Venture to Develop Medical Drug Delivery Instruments 2Milestone Scientific to Establish Joint Venture to Develop Medical Drug Delivery Instruments 3
Ideal for breast compression and contouring breast cups....
Ideal for breast compression with adjustable hook and eye closure....
Female Mini-VEST, Front Closure, X-Firm...
Male Support Brief...
Medicine Products: