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Eliminating one sugar-sweetened drink per day caused a weight loss of 1.1 pounds after six months, .
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Eliminating one sugar-sweetened drink per day caused a weight loss of 1.1 pounds after six months, and 1.4 pounds after a year-and-a-half according to a new study from researchers at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in Baltimore, Maryland.
Reducing liquid calories caused more weight loss than reducing solid calories.
This agrees with other research showing that consuming liquid calories does not cause a person to reduce calorie intake of food by the same amount.
One of the best weight loss doctors I know, Jay Piatek, MD of Indianapolis, Indiana, tells his patients…
“No liquid calories.”
Chen L, Appel L, Loria C, Lin PH, Champagne C, Elmer P, Ard JD, Mitchell D, Batch B, Svetkey L, Caballero B. Reduction in consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages is associated with weight loss: The premier trial. Am J Clin Nutr. 2009 Apr 1, published on-line.
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