Healthy eat­ing is hot right now

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Par­tic­i­pants who ate the most veg­eta­bles and con­sumed the least pro­cessed foods, sug­ary drinks and un­healthy fats lost the most weight. In­di­vid­u­als were ad­vised to choose high­qual­ity foods, but were not given sug­gested calo­rie lim­its. ‘We eat to fill our stom­ach and, if that’s with veg­eta­bles, we tend to lose weight, whereas if it’s with choco­late and French fries, flushed down with soda, we gain weight,’ ex­plains Pro­fes­sor Len­nert Veer­man from the School of Medicine at Grif­fith Uni­ver­sity in Queens­land, Aus­tralia.

Shift­ing pounds isn’t rocket science (or molec­u­lar bi­ol­ogy, in this case!). ‘Clichéd per­haps, but the best way to lose weight healthily is to eat reg­u­larly, tar­get­ing all food groups, es­pe­cially lean pro­tein and veg­eta­bles, and avoid­ing junk food,’ says Dr Daniel.

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