By Sara R.
Avoid yo-yo dieting by choosing higher protein meals and snacks.
Most diets require you to hunker down for a certain period of time to lose weight and then leave you on your own to maintain the results. Unfortunately, this commonly ends in weight regain and may even set your back further than where you started.
But science offers new insight on how to avoid putting those pounds back on. Research shows that one of the keys for long-term maintenance after weight loss is to consistently maintain a diet higher in protein.
In a year-long study, researchers at Maastricht University in the Netherlands found …