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Managing Your Weight Through Food Groups

  • By Matt Fitzgerald
  • Published Feb 18, 2014

Dairy

Triathletes frequently achieve excellent weight-loss results on diets such as veganism that forbid consumption of dairy foods, which are calorically dense. However, research has shown that yogurt in particular fosters a leaner body composition. This is likely because the calcium in yogurt reduces the body’s production of the hormone calcitriol, which promotes fat storage.

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