A pan full of healthy stir-fried vegetables. According to a recent Stanford University study, what seemed to help people lose weight was following a single strategy: eat less sugar, less refined flour, and as many vegetables and whole foods as possible. Photo: Alamy

Low-fat and low-carbohydrate diets achieve same weight loss, study finds

Year-long study of 600 women finds no significant difference in weight change between a healthy low-fat diet vs a healthy low-carb diet, and shows genetics are not a significant factor in diet outcomes

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A pan full of healthy stir-fried vegetables. According to a recent Stanford University study, what seemed to help people lose weight was following a single strategy: eat less sugar, less refined flour, and as many vegetables and whole foods as possible. Photo: Alamy
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