Today, I decided to integrate this blog a little more with Facebook. Unfortunately, it means that pre-existing comments weren’t compatible. I apologize to those of you who have taken the time to leave comments here, and welcome new and re-posted comments! The comments aren’t lost; they’re just hidden. If there’s a way to nicely integrate them, I’m all ears!
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I’ve been studying and reading health research for decades, and this post is just a bit of my biased gestalt on the state of affairs on obesity, obesity research and the new hope that arises within a TON of people every January.
The preponderance of obesity research indicates that most of you will fail at achieving your goal of weight loss this year; and that of those of you who succeed at achieving the goal within this particular year will ultimately fail because the data generally shows that the weight comes back, resulting in a net effect of zero. What we don’t fully understand still, is why this failure happens; and I’m not sure that we’re going to truly unearth it anytime soon enough to make a difference in your resolution this year.
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