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Counting calories not the key to weight loss

A new study has found that diet quality, not quantity, is what helps people lose and manage their weight most easily in the long run

A new study found that people who cut back on added sugar, refined grains and highly processed foods while concentrating on eating plenty of vegetables and whole foods - without worrying about counting calories - lost significant amounts of weight over a year.

New York

ANYONE who has ever been on a diet knows that the standard prescription for weight loss is to reduce the amount of calories you consume.

But a new study, published on Tuesday in Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), may turn that advice on its head. It found...