Updated review on the benefits of weight loss

  title={Updated review on the benefits of weight loss},
  author={Josep Vidal},
  journal={International Journal of Obesity},
Obesity is associated with type 2 diabetes, hypertension and hyperlipidaemia. Modest weight loss has been shown to have a beneficial effect on these cardiovascular risk factors and to improve risk factor clustering. Recent lifestyle intervention studies also suggest that modest weight loss can help to prevent two of the most common conditions associated… CONTINUE READING