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13 January 2011

Why 'yo-yo' diets don't work

A new study has shown that the hormones related to appetite play an important role in your likelihood of regaining weight after dieting, which is why yo-yo diets never work.

If you want to lose the kilos you've put on over Christmas, you may be interested in knowing that the hormones related to appetite play an important role in your likelihood of regaining weight after dieting. A new study confirms that people with the highest levels of leptin and lowest levels of ghrelin are more likely to put the centimetres they lost back on again.

The study

 
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