Tag: dieting

Key to Weight Loss Is Diet Quality, Not Quantity

A new study, published in JAMA, found that people who cut back on added sugar, refined grains and highly processed foods while concentrating on eating plenty of vegetables and whole foods — without worrying about counting calories or limiting portion sizes — lost significant amounts of weight over the course of a year.

Nearly 60% of Adults Want to Lose at Least 20 Pounds

Baby Boomers are more likely to diet than Millennials; more than a quarter of all Boomers are on a diet, while only 12% of Millennials diet, according to The NPD Group. Nearly sixty percent of adults report that they would like to lose 20 pounds. Seventy-two percent of adults eat reduced fat foods, nearly 45% of adults eat foods with whole grains on a regular basis and 24% include organic foods and beverages in their diet.