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12 June 2009

Cut carbs to feel fuller longer

Cutting out only a modest amount of carbohydrates from your diet may make you feel fuller longer, which may help you eat less, according to a study.

Cutting out only a modest amount of carbohydrates from your diet may make you feel fuller longer, which may help you eat less, according to a study from University of Alabama at Birmingham, reported at The Endocrine Society's annual meeting in Washington, DC.

"The current Dietary Guidelines for Americans (2005) recommend that carbohydrates make up 45% to 65% of daily kilojoules consumed," added Dr Paula Chandler-Laney, "and most Americans consume around 50% of kilojoules from carbohydrates."


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