Ask JJ: Can a Low-Carb Diet or Night Shift Stall Fat Loss?

October 16, 2014 10:08 PM

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Dear JJ: I work nights and do not plan on going back to dayshift for another couple of years. I've recently stopped smoking and have been on a low-carb diet for three months, yet I've only managed to lose 5 pounds. I'm frustrated. Any suggestions?

First things first: The metabolic deck's stacked against you working night shift. One study published in the journal Work involving 466 nurses found night workers experience more weight gain than day workers.

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