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Cutting calories offers benefits for normal and overweight adults

In the Journals Reducing your daily calories by 25% may improve health-related quality of life, even if you are not overweight, says a randomized clinical trial published online May 2, 2016, by JAMA Internal Medicine. About half of 220 subjects were classified as overweight, with a body mass index (BMI) of 25 to 29.9. The rest were in the normal weight range, with a BMI of 22 to 24.9. They were divided…

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