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Obesity and weight cycling.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8245738     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Over 30 million Americans are overweight and in a battle to "slim down." Unfortunately for some, pounds that are lost are soon regained, leading to repeated bouts of "weight cycling." This pattern can have deleterious effects on both the physical and mental health of the individual. One must understand the causes of weight cycling to help guide the patient towards a more sensible and successful lifestyle. Emphasis on exercise, diet, and maintenance of weight loss is vital.
Authors:
W G Phillips
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of the Medical Association of Georgia     Volume:  82     ISSN:  0025-7028     ISO Abbreviation:  J Med Assoc Ga     Publication Date:  1993 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1993-12-27     Completed Date:  1993-12-27     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7505620     Medline TA:  J Med Assoc Ga     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  537-40     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Family Medicine, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta 30912.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Female
Humans
Male
Obesity*
Weight Gain*
Weight Loss*

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