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14 March 2011

Hidden veggies effective strategy for weight loss

Adding pureed vegetables to entrees reduces the number of calories the meals pack without sacrificing texture or taste, according to a Pennsylvania State University study.

Adding pureed vegetables to entrees reduces the number of calories the meals pack without sacrificing texture or taste, according to Pennsylvania State University researchers who tried it on unsuspecting adult study subjects.

Portion sizes were strictly controlled by weight and the researchers kept a close account of the amount of food participants ate. The study was published online February 2 in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.

 
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