Tuesday, October 21, 2008

Saturday Fat Calories Interrupt Your Weight Loss Plan

This study on overweight people showed that food consumed during weekends caused them to stop losing weight, thus interrupting their weight loss plans.

An average of 36 percent of their total calories came from fat on Saturdays, but less than 35 percent came from fat during the rest of the week. The typical weekend weight gain before the diet and exercise interventions began would have led to an average increase of 9 pounds a year.

Enjoy your week end but pay a closer attention to portion size.

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Weekends Slow Weight Loss, Researchers Find:

Source : Science Daily

Washington University School of Medicine