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Unformatted text preview: Losing weight does not change genetics change environment y lowering available calories, and adapt by losing weight To be successful in dieting, it must be something you can do for the rest of your life because that is how long you will have the genetic predisposition to putting on weight Failure Paths on the Road to Weight Control Fasting or Meal Skipping Human condition has always included food shortage led to thrifty metabolism Any reduction in food intake triggers metabolic slowdown Slower metabolism means you need fewer calories to maintain your weight, and it gets harder to lose weight The body reflexively responds to food deprivation with a binge when food becomes available Eating erratically can both increase your binging while lowering your metabolism...
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This note was uploaded on 03/16/2012 for the course NUTR SCI 132 taught by Professor Anderson during the Fall '09 term at University of Wisconsin.
- Fall '09