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accepted Is there anyway to project the rate of weight loss based on diet alone?
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comment Is there anyway to project the rate of weight loss based on diet alone?
Thanks. Reason I ask is the NYTimes article is over 5000 words, who has time to read something that long? This to me speaks more directly to the subject: "Levels of leptin, a hormone that suppresses hunger and increases metabolism, also remained lower than expected." What is lower? If lower is 3-5% that's does not account for someone gaining 15% in body mass, right? I just question any research where people throwout concepts, but the related data is not produced. Taking a step back though, I agree it makes sense, just wish the data was provided.
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comment Is there anyway to project the rate of weight loss based on diet alone?
Is there a reason you don't want to directly quote the relevant text within your answer?
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comment Is there anyway to project the rate of weight loss based on diet alone?
+1 @Sancho: Thanks for adding the source.
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comment Is there anyway to project the rate of weight loss based on diet alone?
What people eat is what people eat, the study you linked to states people after losing weight want to eat more than they did before they started to lose weight. Behaviorally, this might be important to know, but again, the study does not say that the body changes how it process food as far as I'm able to tell. Also, by diet, I mean what a person eats, not a system for losing weight.
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