A new research study carried out in Denmark, and reported in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition found that when men dieted strictly less than 60% of the weight lost was fat. The rest was lean muscle. When men regained weight only 24% of the weight they put back on was lean muscle – over 75% of the weight regained after weight loss was more fat. The results proving that for people who yo-yo diet – living in a cycle of losing weight and putting it back on again – the muscle within their body are gradually being replaced by fat.
The same research indicated that the picture for women is even worse! During the fasting period 35% of the loss was muscle tissue – initially less than for men. BUT when regaining weight only 15% was lean tissue. When women lost and then regained weight, lean tissue was not completely restored – 85% of the weight regained had turned into fat.
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