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    People eating the lowest calorie dense diets lose the most weight: 13 lbs vs 5 lbs


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    Friday, June 11, 2010 9:14 am Email this article
    People who reduced the calorie-density of their diets the most, by eating lots of fruits and vegetables, lost the most weight according to a a study from Barbara Rolls at The Pennsylvania State University and others. Weight Loss

    Weight loss: 13 lbs vs 8.8 lbs vs 5.3 lbs

    The one-third of people who lowered the calorie density of the foods they were eating the most, lost an average of 13 pounds compared to 8.8 pounds for for the middle third of people versus 5.3 pounds for the one-third that reduced the calorie density of the foods they were eating the least.

     

    Calorie and Food Intake

    Calorie intake: -500 calories vs -250 calories vs -0 calories

    The people who reduced the calorie density of their diets the most, ate more food—roughly 11 ounces more food—but still decreased their calorie intake by an average of 500 calories per day.

    The middle one-third of people who reduced the calorie density of their diets also ate more food—roughly 3 ounces more food—but reduced their calorie intake by 250 calories per day.

    The one-third of people who reduced their calorie density the least, ate about 3.5 ounces less food, but did not eat fewer calories.

     

    Conclusion

    Conclusion: Even moderate reductions in calorie density of your diet can cause weight loss

    “Both large and modest [calorie density] reductions were associated with weight loss and improved diet quality,” the paper concluded.

     

    Comment

    Comment: Reducing

    Reducing the calorie density of your diet by eating more fruits, vegetables and soups, is described in Barbara Rolls book, The Volumetrics Eating Plan, which Consumer Reports picked as the best diet.

    Barbara Rolls also authored a similar book in 2002 called The Volumetrics Weight-Control Plan.

    REFERENCE

    Ledikwe JH, Rolls BJ, Smiciklas-Wright H, Mitchell DC, Ard JD, Champagne C, Karanja N, Lin P-H, Stevens VJ, Appel LJ. Insulin secretion and capsaicin. Am J Clin Nutr. 2007 May, 85(5):1197-202.

    AUTHOR’S CONTACT INFORMATION

    Barbara J. Rolls
    Nutrition Department
    226 Henderson Building
    The Pennsylvania State University
    University Park, PA 16802-6501, USA
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