26 Jun '11, 12pm

Study: Weight Depends on the Quality of Your Diet More than Quantity

A new extensive study outlined the best and worst foods for a healthy body weight. Potato chips, it turns out are the worst food for weight gain causing more gain per serving than any other food. Yogurt led to the least weight gain. The authors of the study dispute the advice that staying lean is really just a matter of eating less and exercising more, stating that this notion alone could be naïve. "For diet, conventional wisdom often recommends 'everything in moderation,' with a focus only on total calories consumed," says Dr. Dariush Mozaffarian, an associate professor of medicine and epidemiology at Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women's Hospital, and lead author of the study. "Our results demonstrate that the quality of the diet -- the types of food and beverages that one consumes -- is strongly linked to weight gain." According to Time's Healthland : For each ...

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