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Lack of fruit and fiber plays a role becoming obese
Tuesday, June 06, 2006 3:20 am Email this article
"[Our study suggests that] the composition of a diet, especially low dietary fiber and fruit intake, plays a role in the etiology [cause] of obesity," the paper concluded.
new study published in the Journal of the American Dietetic Association. Fat, Carbs and Fiber
More fat, less carbs and less fiber
People who were obese or overweight consumed more total fat, saturated fat and cholesterol and less carbohydrates, less complex carbohydrates and less dietary fiber than people who were normal weight.
Davis J, Hodges VA, Gillham M. Normal-weight adults consume more fiber and fruit than their age- and height-matched overweight/obese counterparts. J Am Diet Assoc. 2006 Jun, 106(6):833-40.
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