Research Affirms that Diets Don't Lead to Weight Loss, Health Gains

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New research is helping explain why dieting does not lead to long-term weight loss in the vast majority of people and may even lead to weight gain. A key reason for this, some researchers say, is that our bodies employ mechanisms to keep our weight within a certain range or "set point." Forum discusses the effect of dieting on metabolism and the relationship between health and weight.

Guests:

Sandra Aamodt, neuroscientist; author of "Why Diets Make Us Fat: The Unintended Consequence of Our Obsession with Weight Loss"

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