By Nanci Hellmich USA TODAY
NEW ORLEANS — The next diet craze may be the apple diet.
A new study shows an apple a day keeps the calories at bay. People who ate an apple about 15 minutes before lunch consumed almost 190 fewer calories than when they didn´t have the apple. WEIGHT-LOSS CHALLENGE: More tips on dieting and exercise. The research was presented Tuesday at a meeting of the Obesity Society, an organization of weight-control scientists and professionals.
Researchers at Pennsylvania State University tested how the consumption of apples in different forms affects calorie intake.