MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – People seem to have strong views when it comes to which type of diet works best for losing a few pounds.

Now, new research shows a diet low in fat seems to beat a diet low in carbs for losing body fat.

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The researchers tracked weight loss among 19 obese adults.

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They found that people in the study lost about three ounces of fat per day, on average, when they were on a low-fat diet for six days.

The same people lost nearly two ounces of fat per day on a low-carb diet during the same amount of time.

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However, the researchers say it’s too early to say which diet people should use to lose weight.