Exercise Alone Can Be Successful in Weight-Loss

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July 23, 2000 | 21,739 views

Exercising without dieting wasshown to be as effective for modest weight loss as dieting without exercising,in this latest study. To summarize:

"Our findings are in stark contrast to previousobservations. Although we reaffirm that diet restriction is effectivefor reducing total and abdominal obesity, our findings also demonstratethat 12 weeks of approximately 60 minutes of daily exercise without caloricrestriction is associated with substantial reductions in body weight,"the authors report.

Annalsof Internal Medicine July, 2000;133:92-103.