How to keep off the pounds you’ve shed

Take a look- from today’s Globe and Mail.

Leslie Beck discusses research published in the New England Journal of Medicine that revealed that during calorie restriction and weight loss, hormonal changes occur that slow metabolism and increase hunger. But whether these changes persist is not known. If they do last, it could explain why so many people in weight-loss programs regain most of their lost weight – and sometimes more – within 3 to 5 years. Her message: focus on a higher-in-protein diet that contains low glycemic-index (GI) carbohydrates…

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/life/health/new-health/health-nutrition/leslie-beck/how-to-keep-off-the-pounds-youve-shed/article2221268/

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About alirunner

Officially: Wellness Manager at UHN; background - Physiotherapy (what a portable profession that turned out to be!). Outside of work I'm a student (part-time U of T), mom of 2 teenagers (super, super scary) and wanna-be marathon runner with a first marathon goal date of October 16, 2011. Likes: FOOD, food and food (the real reason that I run), getting outdoors, seeing new places, G n T's and newly discovered carb-loaded gel packs that enable one to keep on running...What else? Arrived from UK 20 years ago to work in Canada for a year and still not visited Italy.

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