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Historically, people who lose weight have a hard time keeping it off long-term. Most people believe it’s due to lack of adherence to diets or lost motivation, but Boston Children’s researchers Cara Ebbeling, PhD, and David Ludwig, MD, PhD find that lining up biology and behavior can help.
The frequently recommended low-fat and low-carb diets fell short in their study, and the low-glycemic diet proved to help stabilize metabolism.
Learn more about the study.
Read Dr. Ludwig's book, featuring the low-glycemic diet:
Ending the Food Fight.
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