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Prevalence and predictors of weight loss maintenance: a retrospective population-based survey of European adults with overweight and obesity.

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Summary of "Prevalence and predictors of weight loss maintenance: a retrospective population-based survey of European adults with overweight and obesity."

The prevalence of weight loss attempts has increased worldwide, although the extent to which sustained weight loss is achieved is unknown. There is insufficient research into weight loss maintenance (WLM) in individuals with overweight or obesity who have recently lost clinically significant amounts of weight (≥5%), particularly in the European general population. The present study aimed to determine the prevalence and retrospective predictors of WLM in population-based samples of European adults with overweight or obesity who had made a recently completed weight loss attempt.

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Name: Journal of human nutrition and dietetics : the official journal of the British Dietetic Association
ISSN: 1365-277X
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