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University of Michigan: Cutting Calories? Budget By Meal, Not By Day

Aug 29, 2019 - Targeted News Service

[TNSmedicalresearch] -- The University of Michigan issued the following news release:

Weight-control programs like Weight Watchers and Jenny Craig and diet app MyFitnessPal tell dieters to set a daily calorie budget.

A new study questions whether that is the best approach for calorie setting. For instance, researchers wondered if setting calorie budgets by meal and adding them up to get a daily calorie budget would make any difference to dieters.

An international research team ...