How Low Calorie Dieting Leads to Fat Shaming

The vested interests in keeping the world obese

Obesity is a complex, multi-factorial disease. Despite a lack of clinical success, low-calorie dieting has traditionally been promoted as the best way to manage body weight. Following short-term dieting success, the failure to keep weight off is largely attributed to a lack of willpower and returning to a lifestyle of calorie excess. However, the body has evolved to resist weight loss and promote weight regain.


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