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Total rethink needed on dieting: scientists

Everything you know about dieting is wrong, say US scientists who have devised a new formula for calculating calories and weight lossthat they hope will revolutionize the way people tackle obesity. Obesity rates have doubled worldwide in the past 30 years, coinciding with a growing food surplus, and the ensuing epidemic…

Calories, not protein, boost body fat: study

WASHINGTON — People who eat too much of a high-calorie, low-protein diet tend to gain more body fat than people who overeat high amounts of protein, US researchers said Tuesday. A study published in the January 4 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association included 25 people in…