A three-year study from the University of Pennsylvania, led by Marion Vetter, showed that people consuming low-fat diets maintained lost weight better than people consuming low-carb, Atkins-type diets.
A study from the U.S. Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine in Natick, Massachusetts found that meal replacement beverages (Slim•Fast, twice daily) plus a behavior-modification program (“Weigh to Stay”) promoted weight loss better than Weigh to Stay alone.
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A study from the University of South Carolina that used data collected at the Cooper Clinic in Dallas showed that stronger people tended to have lower resting blood pressure.
Can you just do a couple of miles of easy running on the treadmill and be done with it? Can’t you just hit the weights for 20 minutes and call it quits? No— not if you’re trying to stay fit and burn that fat! There are three types of workouts you need to do to maximize your fat loss: strength training, high-intensity interval training and long-duration endurance exercise.
Bench jumps are an excellent way to generate muscle power, while improving your body balance and burning a lot of calories in the process. This is an exercise that you can do when you are traveling on the road, or even at the beach, and in that way, you can maintain and improve your lower-body power even if there is no gym in sight.
Popular phrases such as “beer belly” and “rum pot” reinforce the urban legend that drinking alcohol promotes weight gain. A review of literature by Martin R. Yeomans from the University of Sussex in the U.K. concluded that the link between alcohol and obesity is far from clear.
Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) are popular with athletes because they decrease pain and inflammation. A review of literature by Katy Lilly concluded that NSAIDs should be used with caution because they can have severe side effects and affect healing rates differently in bones, ligaments, tendons, and muscles following injury.
A Stanford University study led by Christopher Gardner showed that genes determine the best diet for each person. About 39 percent of people have a genetic makeup that responds best to a low-fat diet, 45 percent respond best to a low-carbohydrate diet, and 16 percent must limit both fat and carbohydrate intake.
High-protein diets are popular for weight loss and weight maintenance. These diets are often high in fats, so many nutritionists fear adverse health effects and poor weight maintenance.