Monday, September 13, 2010

Reading food labels better for weight loss than exercise, report says

People who add reading nutritional information on food labels to their exercise program are more successful at losing weight than those who just exercise, according to a recently published study.

Even reading "nutrition facts" labels on packaged foods without exercising resulted in more weight loss than exercising without reading labels, wrote Washington State University researcher Bishida Mandal in the Fall 2010 edition of the Journal of Consumer Affairs. The data were drawn between 2002 and 2006 from the National Longitudinal Study of Youth, which has been studying a group of 12,686 men and women in the United States since 1979

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http://www.vancouversun.com/health/Reading+food+labels+better+weight+loss+than+exercise+report+says/3515307/story.html

2 comments:

  1. I think it’s just saying that you must be aware of what you’re putting inside your mouth. Being mindful translates to being proactive. You are in control of what you eat because you know what you’re getting each time. The 3 Day Military diet presented me with a great way to lose weight and keep it off. It’s a combination of low carb food, calorie counting and practicing portion control. After the 3 days, I was able to eat right and do a lot of exercise in order to sustain my weight loss. For information on this amazing diet, hop on to this site http://3daysmilitarydiet.com/blog/marine-corps-diet.html

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