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Nara Schoenberg

Nara Schoenberg is a features reporter at the Chicago Tribune, where she writes about health, relationships and books. She’s reported on the decline of LASIK surgery, tracked down the last free-roaming library cat in Illinois, and chronicled the tumultuous final days of Ernest Hemingway’s youngest son. She lives in Oak Park.
'All calories are not alike': Cutting carbs instead of calories keeps weight off, study says

In a randomized trial involving 164 overweight adults who had lost about 20-25 pounds, those on a low-carb diet burned 209 to 278 more calories a day than those on a high-carb diet. The calorie-burning effect "may improve the success of obesity treatment," the study says.

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