Self-regulation of energy intake in the prevention and treatment of obesity: is it feasible?

  title={Self-regulation of energy intake in the prevention and treatment of obesity: is it feasible?},
  author={Michael R Lowe},
  journal={Obesity research},
  volume={11 Suppl},
The prevalence of obesity in developed countries has been steadily increasing. Comprehensive lifestyle change programs for the treatment of obesity have garnered considerable empirical support, but most weight lost in lifestyle interventions is regained within several years. The outcome of obesity prevention programs has also been disappointing. One reason for this state of affairs may be that most weight control programs are based on an assumption of equipotentiality of their intervention… CONTINUE READING

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