Density and Weight Loss
She and her colleagues compared 71 obese women, ages 22 to 60, who ate either a reduced-fat diet or a reduced-fat diet that also included water-rich foods.After one year, both groups showed significant weight loss and a decrease in the calorie density of their diets. However, the women on the fat-reduced/water-rich diet lost more weight during the first six months of the study -- 19.6 lbs. versus 14.7 lbs.The researchers found that the women on the reduced-fat/water-rich diet ate 25% more food by weight and felt less hungry than the women on the reduced-fat diet.
From the June 18, 2007, Prepared Foods e-Flash