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Losing weight with high-protein diets

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  • Writer: Assoc Prof Dittakarn Boriboonhirunsarn
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So, you've made losing weight one of your New Year resolutions. Now what? Other than going to the gym or limiting your food consumption (again), researchers say that taking up a high-protein diet can help. 

HIGH-PROTEIN DIET

On average, adults are encouraged to get 10% to 35% of their daily calories from protein foods. A high-protein diet, in the form of extra meat or eggs, means you take in more than this, and your total protein intake may make up half your daily calories.

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