MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — When it comes to losing weight, which is more important: diet or exercise?
New research suggests exercise is the best way to keep the pounds off.READ MORE: Violence Free Minnesota Finds Help For Domestic Abuse Survivors
Researchers at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus studied people who were consistently able to maintain their weight.READ MORE: Saint Paul Regional Water Services Is Well-Equipped To Handle Heat And Drought
They found that physical activity was more effective than reducing your food intake.MORE NEWS: What Health Information Can Employers Require From Their Workers?
“By providing evidence that a group of successful weight-loss maintainers engages in high levels of physical activity to prevent weight regain — rather than chronically restricting their energy intake — is a step forward to clarifying the relationship between exercise and weight-loss maintenance,” Dr. Danielle Ostendorf reported.