Approximately 2,000 adults who have lost an average of 72.6 lbs and kept it off for more than five years were overweight as children.
These are members of the National Weight Control Registry:
Overweight is generally defined by your Body Mass Index (BMI).
Members lost weight and kept it off by:
Studies published by the NWCR have proved that you can still lose weight, even if:
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