March 10, 2009

Toward Healthy Lifestyles…It Takes a Village

Let me begin where I left off discussing the study which asked: What's the Diet is Best?, published in the 2/27/09 issue of New England Journal of Medicine. In closing I noted that this study reinforces that people need continual and continued support to achieve and maintain weight loss.

March 4, 2009

The Best Diet for Weight Loss? And the Answer is…

The longest (2 years) and largest (~800 people) randomized control trial (the gold standard of studies) reported in the New England Journal of Medicine (2/27/09) was designed to answer the seemingly age-old question What’s the Best Diet for Weight Loss? The study was funded by National Institutes of Health and conducted by leading obesity researchers from Harvard School of Public Health and Pennington Research Center in Louisiana.