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What's the best approach to weight loss? Ten 2014 studies to note
What's the best approach to weight loss? Ten 2014 studies to note

Low fat? Low carb? Vegan? Crash diets? Diet soda? Exercise? What’s the most effective way to lose weight? Here’s a look at what 2014’s weight loss studies showed us, including one cautionary tale for all dieters. The diet battle of the year What’s better, low carb or low fat for weight loss? A meta-analysis published in JAMA in September suggested: Oh, heck, just follow a regimen. Though low carb very slightly outclassed low fat for weight loss over a course of months, the differences were minimal, and both approaches worked. Low-carb dieters trump low-fat eaters, at least in this study But another study, published the same month in the Annals of Internal...

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