A diet that is very high in complex carbohydrates (Grains,Vegetables and Fruits), and low in both fat and protein is the best way to lose weight, researchers say.
In this experiment, animals fed on a high protein diet were found to contain 23,9 percent of their body weight as fat, while low protein group had only 15.6 percent accounted for by fat. There is a possibility that low protein diet produces more body heat and burns more calories.
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PROTEIN RESEARCH CHALLENGES A POPULAR VIEW ON DIETING - New York Times
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