July 2000 Issue
Keep Weight Off By Adding Unsaturated Fats
Imagine eating more fat than usual to stay on a diet. At an American Heart Association conference on fatty acids last month (see feature story, page 1), researchers from Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston extolled the benefits of a Mediterranean-style diet for weight loss that did just that. In the study, 101 volunteers—mostly women—were split into two groups. One group limited fat intake to no more than 20% of calories. The other
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