7 shattered obesity myths

These myths now-a-days have taken control of majority of peoples mind.

The myths were:

  1. Small sustained changes in energy intake or expenditure will produce large, long-term weight changes.
  2. Setting realistic goals in obesity treatment is important, because otherwise patients will become frustrated and lose less weight.
  3. Large, rapid weight loss is associated with poorer long-term weight outcomes than is slow, gradual weight loss.
  4. Assessing the stage of change of diet readiness is important in helping patients who seek weight-loss treatment.
  5. Physical-education classes in their current format play an important role in preventing or reducing childhood obesity.
  6. Breastfeeding is protective against obesity.
  7. A bout of sexual activity burns 100 to 300 calories for each person involved.

7 shattered obesity myths

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