weight-reduction diet

weight-reduction diet

a diet used to decrease body weight. It must supply fewer calories than the individual expends each day while supplying all the essential nutrients for maintaining health.
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Scientists believe a number of protective factors may come into play, including where people carry their weight (abdominal weight is more dangerous than weight carried around the hips), good physical activity levels, and following a healthy weight-reduction diet, along with normal metabolic biomarkers, such as blood pressure, blood sugar, and blood lipid levels.
Plus, as you learned, it helps a hungry dog on a weight-reduction diet to feel full.
The CDC recommends that school-age children not be placed on a weight-reduction diet without the consultation of a healthcare provider.
Although studies suggested a decrease in weight is associated with a decrease in blood pressure, comparison of the DASH diet to weight-reduction diets indicated paying attention to the type of nutrients consumed also is vital (Azadbakht, Mirmiran, Esmaillzadeh, Azizi, & Azizi, 2005; Gardner et al.
That's good news to many people on weight-reduction diets.
The group argues, "Despite press accounts of seemingly dramatic weight loss, the effect of high-protein diets on body weight is similar to other weight-reduction diets.
Studies of adults on weight-reduction diets have shown that a minimum of four low-fat dairy servings a day, along with daily activity, can decrease the amount of fat and increase the amount of muscle in the body.