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Maintaining resting metabolic rate during fat loss is vital

An article in the journal Obesity (2016) reports that over 50% of contestants in US reality TV show The Biggest Loser at 6 year follow up had regained a 'substantial amount' of the weight they lost during the 30 week contest. The authors explain that weight loss leads to a reduction in the body's resting metabolic rate (RMR) - the body adapts to carrying less fat around and needs less calor...
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