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Diabetes

28 June 2011

Cutting kJs better than any diet

Curbing kilojoules is the key ingredient for diabetics seeking to lose weight.

Curbing kilojoules is the key ingredient for diabetics seeking to lose weight, and low-fat diets that are either high in protein or high in carbs are equally effective, researchers say.

The second point "is that for people with diabetes, if they can adhere to either diet and achieve weight loss, then they do get benefits in terms of their diabetes control and cardiovascular risk," he added.

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