Show: May 20, 2012:
- Tasers on the job: Do they pose an unnecessary risk?
- Individuals with Longer Commutes Prone to Poor Health
- “Pink Slime”: Why is it a problem?
- Overeating Leads to Weight Gain Regardless of Diet Composition
- Displaced Auto Workers for Nursing (DAWN) Program
- How do Breast Cancer Treatments Affect the Ability to Exercise?
- Author discusses “Mindfulness for Beginners”
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Overeating Leads to Weight Gain Regardless of Diet Composition
Interview: Theresa Rohr Kirchgraber MD, director, IU Center of Excellence in Women's Health; women and adolescent medicine at Wishard and Riley Hospital
A recent study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association found that weight gain in individuals who overeat occurs regardless of the composition of their diet. A diet high in protein resulted in a greater weight gain compared with a low protein diet, but did impact energy expenditure and the storage of lean body mass.