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Diets come and go through the years, each of them generally suggesting a specific amount of macronutrients. These include low carb diets, low fat diets, high protein diets, and more. While each of these diets has been reported to support weight loss in the short term, most of us find it difficult to maintain our weight loss for longer than 1 year. Therefore, the overall success of many of these diets, particularly in comparison to each other, is often debated.
The Diogenes Study, a large, multi-centered, pan-European weight loss study, has attempted to determine which type of diet is best in regards to successfully maintaining weight loss. For this study, 773 adult men and women who successfully completed an 8-week weight loss phase were randomly assigned to one of five weight maintenance diets:
Each diet was moderate in fat content (25-30%) and study volunteers were directed to eat as much as they wanted while aiming to maintain their current body weight during the 26-week weight maintenance phase. The results of this weight loss study, which were recently published online ahead of print in the New England Journal of Medicine, showed that:
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