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Low-fat dieters tend to maintain their weight loss better

A meeting of obesity experts found they agreed that the best way to prevent regaining weight loss is a low-fat diet. Low-carb diets have good initial results but dieters find it hard to maintain their weight loss in the long term. Over 50% of Americans who tried the diet gave up and the numbers of people taking up the diet is decreasing.

Source: summary of medical news story as reported by The Salt Lake Tribune

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About: Low-fat dieters tend to maintain their weight loss better

Date: 22 November 2004

Source: The Salt Lake Tribune

Author: Marilynn Marchione

URL: http://www.sltrib.com/healthscience/ci_2470046

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