My full detailed critique link here
Short review below of Kevin Hall's article link
Maintenance of lost weight and long-term management of obesity
Again LOOK AHEAD failed to achieve it's Primary outcome on cardiac goals.
I don't argue there are many benefits to weight loss. I question if the benefit remains if you gain much of the back in 5 to 10 years
Finally Kevin gets to what I think is the solution
(or 27–30 kg/m2
with obesity-related comorbid conditions),
leads to as much as 15% weight loss
with weight loss being maintained
in several studies for several years 90–92."