The battle of the bulge: defense versus offense

Magkos, Faidon; Tamboli, Robyn A.; Abumrad, Naji N.; Klein, Samuel
October 2014
American Journal of Clinical Nutrition;Oct2014, Vol. 100 Issue 4, p991
Academic Journal
The authors reflect on how hard it is to achieve successful long-term weight loss maintenance with lifestyle interventions, referencing the article "The threshold shift paradigm of obesity: evidence from surgically induced weight loss" by E. Ferrannini and colleagues on page 996 within the issue. Topics discussed include the causes of obesity, the theories explaining why weight loss is hard to maintain, and the proposed threshold shift paradigm model proposed by E. Ferrannini and colleagues.


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