“These studies show that one third to two thirds of dieters regain more weight than they lost on their diets, and these studies likely underestimate the extent to which dieting is counterproductive because of several methodological problems, all of which bias the studies toward showing successful weight loss maintenance. In addition, the studies do not provide consistent evidence that dieting results in signiﬁcant health improvements, regardless of weight change. In sum, there is little support for the notion that diets lead to lasting weight loss or health beneﬁts.”
Medicare’s Search for Effective Obesity Treatments
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