By. Robert j. Maatthews
Weight reduction reduces fat but also muscle, which is bad. Both diets lost 2–3 pounds of healthy lean tissue and fat, but the low-carb diet lost more fat.
Low-carb includes learning to eat healthier, not tracking calories. Low-carb diets emphasize high-fiber, high-protein meals like vegetables, legumes.
Exercise burns belly fat. Stewart: “One of the biggest benefits of exercise is that you get a lot of bang for your buck on body composition.
Your weight loss objectives determine how much exercise you require. This usually means 30–60 minutes of moderate to strenuous activity most days.
Even moderate strength training with aerobic exercise builds lean muscle mass, which burns more calories at rest and during exercise.
Brand comparison. Some yogurts claim to be reduced in fat yet have more carbs and added sugars.
Packaged products and snack meals often contain trans fats, added sugar, and salt or sodium, which make weight loss harder.
Focus on the way your clothes fit more than reading a scale
If your friends and family eat and exercise well, you will too, according to research.