Exercise and Dieting May Not Be Sufficient to Fight Obesity, Study Suggests

February 15, 2015 7:59 AM

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Obesity has emerged as a major health issue throughout the globe and to fight it more efficiently a new study has revealed some new aspects of obesity. Some people define obesity as a condition, not a disease, which causes other diseases. There are people who believe that obesity can be treated with medications whereas many others opine that lifestyle changes play a major role in treating obesity.

However, Dr. Christopher Ochner, of Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, says “Although lifestyle modifications may result in lasting weight loss in overweight individuals, in those with chronic obesity bodyweight seems to become biologically defended. Therefore, the current advice to ...

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