Posts Tagged ‘weight-loss maintenance’

From Willpower to WillPOWER! Comparative Effectiveness Trials of Weight-Loss Interventions from the POWER Consortium

Posted by • November 23rd, 2011

It happens every year. After some champagne, confetti, and a couple choruses of Auld Lang Syne, a great number of us wake up on New Year’s Day resolving to lose weight. A spirit of focused enthusiasm sets in, and doctors, dieticians, and personal trainers are consulted for their advice. Weight-loss products fly off the shelf…. Read More…

Weight-Loss Maintenance

Posted by • November 26th, 2010

In a study by Larsen et al., overweight adults who had lost weight on a low-calorie diet were randomly assigned to a maintenance diet and followed for 26 weeks. Diets with a higher protein content, a lower glycemic index, or both appeared to improve the diet-completion rate and weight-loss maintenance. The importance of the composition of… Read More…