Vegetarianism Found To Be The Best Way To Lose Significant Weight

by Jon Henshaw

A new study was just released claiming that eating a vegetarian diet is the most effective way to lose weight.

The authors found that the body weight of both male and female vegetarians is, on average, 3 percent to 20 percent lower than that of meat-eaters. Vegetarian and vegan diets have also been put to the test in clinical studies, as the review notes. The best of these clinical studies isolated the effects of diet by keeping exercise constant. The researchers found that a low-fat vegan diet leads to weight loss of about 1 pound per week, even without additional exercise or limits on portion sizes, calories, or carbohydrates.

FamilyResource.com interviewed one of the authors, and the full story and transcript can be read in this article: New Research: The Most Effective Way To Lose Weight Is To Eat A Vegetarian Diet

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