Want to shed the extra kilos? Add plenty of vegetables, grains and nuts to your diet
NEW YORK: Want to shed those extra kilos? Go vegetarian. According to new research, eating vegetables, grains, legumes, fruits and nuts may be almost twice as effective in reducing body weight as conventional low-calorie diets.
The vegetarian diet led to reduction in muscle fat which helped improve glucose and lipid metabolism as well as an average loss of 6.2 kg compared to 3.2 kg for the conventional diet, researchers said.
"The finding is important for people who are trying to lose weight, including those suffering from metabolic syndrome and/or Type 2 diabetes. It is also relevant to anyone who takes their weight I
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Jun 13, 2017, 04.17 PM IST
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