Certain Foods Linked to Long-term Weight Gain
The headline above is from an article in the National Institutes of Health’s Research Matters, on a recent Harvard School of Public Health study by Dr. Dariush Mozaffarian and Dr. Frank Hu. It’s encouraging to see some recognition that weight gain and loss are not simply a matter of balancing calories in and energy out.
Highlights of the article:
Weight gain is associated with poor sleep, and also with TV-watching. Weight loss is associated with eating more vegetables, whole grains, fruits, nuts and yogurt–especially yogurt! “The idea that there are no ‘good’ or ‘bad’ foods is a myth that needs to be debunked,” Hu says.