The Case for Low Fat

Here's how you lose weight: burn more calories. Eat fewer calories. That's it. You can burn more calories by exercising. You can eat fewer calories by consuming less food. You can lose weight on any diet, but it is hard to keep the pounds off because you feel hungry and deprived. An easier way to consume fewer calories is to eat less fat, because there are nine calories in each gram of fat, whereas protein and carbohydrates have only four. So eating less fat allows you to consume fewer calories without eating less food.

I agree with the high-protein advocates that...

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