(U.S. News & World Report) "People have these unbelievably strong beliefs against fat or carbs," says obesity researcher Tim Church, chief medical officer of ACAP Health Consulting and professor of preventative medicine at Pennington Biomedical Research Center at Louisiana State University. "But despite the never-ending list of best-selling books that exist on weight loss, there is no macronutrient that wins the day."
After all, when you cut through all of the mumbo jumbo, if you are consuming fewer calories than you are burning per day, you are going to lose weight. So why not cut them in a way that's actually doable?
"You didn't gain 20 pounds overnight. It took time. The same goes for losing 20 pounds," says NYC-based registered dietitian and certified strength and conditioning specialist Albert Matheny. "Consistency and change of lifestyle over the long term is what leads to health and weight-loss success."[Click the title, above, to post a comment.]