Overweight and Healthy?

Thursday, May 10, 2012

"Drs. Jules Hirsch and Rudolph Leibel at Rockefeller University, for example, performed rigorous clinical experiments with tightly calorie-controlled liquid formulas for the subjects to consume, while their metabolisms and activity levels were precisely monitored. With each experiment, the fat people would initially lose weight and their metabolisms would drop by as much as a quarter, only to regain the weight again no matter how strong their willpower."
"The Rockefeller University researchers found that when fat people lost a lot of weight, while they might look like a naturally thin person on the outside, by every metabolic and clinical measure, their bodies were starving, said Dr. Hirsch. While attempting to maintain their weight loss, the dieters had to increasingly reduce their caloric intakes and increase their exercise, but extremely few were able to succeed for long."

As usual please read the full blog post here theskinnywhitebuddha.blo

Party on wayne
Share This Post With Others
Member Comments About This Blog Post

    Be the First to Add Your Comment to the Blog Post

    Log in to post a comment

    Disclaimer: Weight loss results will vary from person to person. No individual result should be seen as a typical result of following the SparkPeople program.