D is for Density

A year-long study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition found women eating water-rich foods low in kilojoules but high in nutrients (like veggies) as part of a low-fat diet lost more weight than those who only cut back on fat. They were less hungry than the low-fat-only bunch, too, most likely because they ate 25 per cent more food by weight.

Photo by stock.chng Oct 27, 2011

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