The Big News:
Reduced metabolism persist for 6 yrs
Reduced obese regain weight because of billions of shrunken fats cells that never disappear. This is like a sponge that is ready to put on fat for the survival of the human.
Thus even at a low calorie diet these fat cells will take on fat.
Only a sub-starvation diet diet can maintain weight loss in the reduced obese.
This is how 10,000 people have done it at National Weight Control Registry.
This article from Market Watch tells the story of two winners of biggest loser from 2011 who have maintained their weight loss for 5 years.
Excerpt from Emma Court article:
Again from Emma Court article:
“When I exercise, feed my body what it needs to be fed, when I’m eating 75% to 80% clean, my body does respond. It’s a hard lesson to put in every day... and it doesn’t mean I never have a cheat meal or veer off. I just don’t veer off nearly as much as I used to.”
I analyze Emma Courts excellent article here:
The rest of the story on Court's article