Biology of obesity and weight regain: Implications for clinical practice.

Abstract

BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Weight loss is recommended as first-line therapy for many chronic illnesses, including obesity. Most patients who do successfully lose weight are unable to maintain their reduced weight. Recent research findings are reviewed and synthesized to explain the biology of obesity, adaptation to weight loss, and weight regain. FINDINGS… (More)
DOI: 10.1002/2327-6924.12504

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