Low-Fat Diet After Weight Loss May Raise Risk of Gain, Boston Children's Hospital Study

Published: Jun 27, 2012

A new study claims that choosing the right diet to match your body's own biology is key to keeping the pounds off. The popular low-fat diets may not be very good in terms of keeping the weight off, as well as not being good for your health, according to the study, led by the New Balance Foundation Obesity Prevention Center Boston Children’s Hospital. The study found that diets that reduce the surge in blood sugar after a meal - either low-glycemic index or very-low carbohydrate – may be preferable to a low-fat diet for those trying to achieve lasting weight loss.

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