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Why It’s So Hard to Lose Excess Weight and Keep It Off

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For most people trying to lose weight, it’s a struggle. It takes more than good intentions and a lot of will power. One reason is that in order to lose weight, we are, in a way, fighting our own biology. As we lose weight, the body adapts to resist it by lowering the resting metabolic …

Why is there an obesity epidemic? It’s not because we eat the wrong things or we lack exercise. Reported consumption increased by 268 calories for men and 143 calories for women between the two surveys. This increase is more than enough to explain the increase in steady-state weight… The available evidence suggests that calories expended …