When it comes to losing weight, we have long been told that a slow and steady approach is the right way to go. However, an Australian study published in medical journal The Lancet Diabetes and Endocrinology demonstrated that fast weight loss might be a much more effective way of actually achieving our target weight.
The study took 200 obese individuals and assigned them to either a gradual, 36 week, weight loss plan or a fast, 12-week weight loss programme. Of these, 81 percent of fast dieters achieved their target weight, but only 50 percent of gradual dieters reached their goal. Continue reading “Fast v Slow Weight Loss – Which Is Better?” »