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Maintaining resting metabolic rate during fat loss is vital

An article in the journal Obesity (2016) reports that over 50% of contestants in US reality TV show The Biggest Loser at 6 year follow up had regained a 'substantial amount' of the weight they lost during the 30 week contest. The authors explain that weight loss leads to a reduction in the body's resting metabolic rate (RMR) - the body adapts to carrying less fat around and needs less calor...
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Low fat diets no better than higher fat for weight loss

A study due to have been published in a journal called The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology on October 30, 2015, shows that eating low-fat diets are not any more effective at reducing bodyweight than higher fat diets.  The effectiveness of low-fat diet on weight-loss has been debated for decades, and hundreds of randomised clinical trials aimed at evaluating this issue have been conducted wi...
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