Why yo-yo dieters often can't keep the weight off

Thursday, November 24, 2016 - 13:31 in Psychology & Sociology

For those who have lost the same 10, 20 or 50 pounds not once but many times over, new research may help explain why yo-yo dieters so often fail to maintain their hard-won weight loss.  The community of microorganisms that inhabit the gut are a key culprit, experiments in mice suggest. After being...

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