Physiological adaptations to weight loss and factors favouring weight regain

  title={Physiological adaptations to weight loss and factors favouring weight regain},
  author={Frank L. Greenway},
  journal={International Journal of Obesity (2005)},
  pages={1188 - 1196}
  • F. Greenway
  • Published 21 April 2015
  • Medicine
  • International Journal of Obesity (2005)
Obesity is a major global health problem and predisposes individuals to several comorbidities that can affect life expectancy. Interventions based on lifestyle modification (for example, improved diet and exercise) are integral components in the management of obesity. However, although weight loss can be achieved through dietary restriction and/or increased physical activity, over the long term many individuals regain weight. The aim of this article is to review the research into the processes… 
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