Certain foods linked to long-term weight gain

The headline above is from an article in the National Institutes of Health’s Research Matters, on a recent Harvard School of Public Health study by Dr. Dariush Mozaffarian and Dr. Frank Hu. It’s encouraging to see some recognition that weight gain and loss are not simply a matter of balancing calories in and energy out.

Highlights of the article:
Weight gain is associated with poor sleep, and also with TV-watching. Weight loss is associated with eating more vegetables, whole grains, fruits, nuts and yogurt–especially yogurt! “The idea that there are no ‘good’ or ‘bad’ foods is a myth that needs to be debunked,” Hu says.

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