More than 90% of adults who have lost an average of 66 lbs and kept off a minimum of 30 lbs for an average of 5.5 years reported the following benefits:
1. Improved quality of life
2. More energy
3. Increased mobility
4. Better overall mood
5. More self-confidence
More than 85% also reported an improvement in their physical health
This comes from a study of 784 adults who are members of the National Weight Control Registry.
What will you do with increased energy, mobility, mood, self-confidence, and improved health?
ML Klem, RR Wing, MT McGuire, HM Seagle, and JO Hill. A descriptive study of individuals successful at long-term maintenance of substantial weight loss. Am. J. Clinical Nutrition, Aug 1997; 66: 239-246.
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