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The Checkup Archive: glycemic index

Protein-rich, low-GI diet protects weight loss, study finds

The latest salvo came late last week when the New England Journal of Medicine published a European study showing that folks who followed a diet in which higher-protein, lower-glycemic-index foods prevailed were better able to maintain their recent weight loss than those who ate less protein and higher-glycemic-value foods. And those who followed a low-protein, high-glycemic-index diet were more likely to regain their lost weight.

By Jennifer LaRue Huget  | November 30, 2010; 7:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (9)
Categories:  Diabetes, Me Minus 10, Nutrition and Fitness, Obesity, glycemic index  
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