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    Two eggs for breakfast plus 1000 calorie diet increases weight loss by 2.3 lbs


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    Tuesday, June 15, 2010 7:46 am Email this article
    People eating two eggs for breakfast at least five days a week in addition to a suggested diet of 1,000 calories per day lost 2.3 ponds more in two months -- 5.8 pounds versus 3.5 pounds -- than those who were suggested the same diet and who ate the same amount of calories (340 calories) for breakfast as bagels.

    Cholesterol levels were not affected.

    People eating eggs without dieting did not lose any weight. Subjects

    Subjects: 152 people

    The study involved 152 people, 131 women and 21 men, with an average age of 45.

    Half were black (48 percent) and half were white (52 percent).

    REFERENCE

    Wal JV, Gupta A, Khosla P, Dhurandhar N. Egg breakfast enhances weight loss. Int J Obes (Lond). 2008 Aug 5, published on-line.

    AUTHOR’S CONTACT INFORMATION

    Dr. N. V. Dhurandhar
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center
    Louisiana State University System
    Baton Rouge, LA 70808, USA
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