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Research summaries. Type 2 Diabetes remission

Type 2 Diabetes remission For those interested in dietary treatments for type 2 diabetes (T2D), the last few months have sure been really exciting. Firstly, in December 2017, Lean et al. (2017) published in The Lancet the results from their last trial conducted in the UK, the Diabetes Remission Clinical Trial (DiRECT). Secondly, this past […]

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Research summaries. Why you should not trust your scale

Why you should not trust your scale The year has just begun and so we set our new year’s resolutions. So, this is that moment of the year when those who are considering to lose weight join a gym and/or start a new diet. On the other hand, there are those who do not carry […]

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Research summaries. Protein and weight loss (I)

Protein and weight loss (I) In this post, we will briefly summarize the study of Weigle et al. (2005). For this study 19 healthy participants (age = 41 ± 11, body mass = 72 ± 8.9, BMI = 26.2 ± 2.1) where recruited. They underwent 3 macronutrient configurations during 3 different but continuous periods of […]

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