Ah, the joys of losing weight.
While it can feel really good to drop 10, 20 or more pounds, keeping the pounds off can be nearly impossible. That’s why phrases such as “weight-cycling” and “yo-yo dieting” exist, because maintaining a healthy weight for a sustained period of time, or for life, is an extraordinary challenge. A new study suggests that the national long-term program known as TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) has a pretty good track record of helping millions of individuals to lose weight for good, using sensible strategies.
We know that modest weight loss can offer health benefits. It can reduce the risk of prediabetes, reduce the likelihood that prediabetes will progress and develop into