Friday, November 26, 2010

High Protein & Low GI for Weight-Loss Maintenance

A new Danish study following 1,209 overweight adults from 8 European countries over a 26 week period was published in the New England Journal of Medicine yesterday.  They had lost more than 8% of their initial body weight.

It shows that those of us who Got Off the Grain Ride are on the right track for maintaining weight loss:

Only the low-protein–high-glycemic-index diet was associated with subsequent significant weight regain.

A modest increase in protein content and a modest reduction in the glycemic index led to an improvement in study completion and maintenance of weight loss.

You can read the full abstract here.

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