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originally posted by: Kester
Sitting down is the primary cause of getting fat. I could eat anything without putting on weight when I didn't drive or use a computer.
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Regardless of what new insights are revealed, Gardner said the message he hopes people take from the study is the importance of eliminating from their diet, as much as possible, refined carbohydrates such as white bread and soda.
The Atkins diet group reported the most weight loss at 12 months with an average loss of 4.7 kilograms, or just over 10 pounds. They also had more favorable overall metabolic effects. Average weight loss across all four groups ranged from 3.5 to 10.4 pounds. The authors note that “even modest reductions in excess weight have clinically significant effects on risk factors such as triglycerides and blood pressure.”
originally posted by: DontTreadOnMe
And on a low carb way of eating, you can lose weight and not necessarily cut calories to crazy levels.
Many people who "diet" reduce their caloric intake to the point they are so hungry...that they eat more!