“Dieting” for Weight Loss

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Some studies suggest that the reducing diet accomplishes neither weight loss nor anything but frustration and feelings of failure.

Another Look at Long-Term Weight Loss

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When it comes to maintaining long-term weight loss, people need to know how to use their energy for self-betterment rather than self-destruction, among other things.

The Discouraging Root of Much Despair

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Predictors of long-term weight-loss maintenance have not been clearly identified because, in large part, there is scarcity of long-term data to test hypotheses.

The Fat Pharmacy

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Not everybody can afford the delivery of pre-measured meals or the services of a personal trainer, but almost everybody can afford pills.

The Pharmacological Rationale

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Claims made about anti-obesity drugs need to be carefully examined as they haven’t been tested for very long on people who need them most.

Obesity From Different Perspectives

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Considering the proportions and implications of the obesity crisis humanity can’t afford to dismiss any ideas. We’re grasping at straws.

Obesity Through the Pharmacological Lens

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Patients and doctors can become discouraged by the elephant they can’t seem to evict from the room: The fact that weight loss rarely lasts.

Aspects of the Sugar Battle in Britain

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The question of the proposed sugar tax in the U.K. has been a bone of contention. Will it happen, or will it not?

Sugar — The Battle in Britain

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Childhood Obesity News has been tracking the anti-sugar movement as it manifests in the United Kingdom.

Where Obesity Starts

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Today we take a closeup look at where eating starts, and where, by logical extension, most obesity starts — the human mouth.

Childhood Obesity News | OVERWEIGHT: What Kids Say | Dr. Robert A. Pretlow
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