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Research: fiber intake and adherence to diet associated with weight-Loss.

Fiber intake and adherence to diet predict weight loss success.  

Low-fat diets have been long accepted to be the key to weight loss.  In recent years, higher fat and protein diets have also been shown to produce weight loss and these diets are all the rage in health and fitness magazines. Nearly all of us are looking for tips to increase weight loss success or to help us lose weight.  Many of the tips we receive have limited to no evidence to back them up.

 

Why cutting fats is not the answer for weight loss?

An explanation of dietary fat and weight loss

Whether you are trying to lose weight, lower your blood cholesterol levels, or simply eat healthier, you may want to limit total fat intake, but you need to understand that fats are a vitally important part of your diet.  In fact, many of the processes of our body require them to function.  Not all fats are created equal, and some types are healthier than others. Choosing to eat healthier fats from lean meats or vegetable sources is the right choice.  In fact, most animal fats may increase your risk of heart attack, stroke, and other major health problems.  

 





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