Focusing on weight loss may not be effective

September 2, 2013   // 0 Comments

by Dr. Tyeese Gaines Telling overweight women to stay at their current weight was more effective than asking them to lose weight, according to a Duke study out today. The study focused on nearly 200 overweight 25- to 44-year-old black women who received care from community health centers in North Carolina that serve predominately poor patients. Overweight is defined as body mass index, or BMI,...

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