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As obesity keeps rising, more Americans are just giving up By Melissa Healy

It stands to reason that if you know you're overweight or obese, and you know your extra pounds are unhealthy, that you've made a stab at losing weight. Right? Not so much anymore, new research shows.

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Dr. Sears Comments:

Dr. Barry Sears
There are many powerful defenders of fat regain after weight  loss, including the reduction of satiety hormones.  The only way to lose fat and keep it off is calorie restriction.  That can only be maintained if you are never hungry or fatigued.  To do that you have to enhance the release of satiety hormones (PYY and GLP-1) in the gut and reduce leptin resistance in the brain.  The Zone Diet was designed to do both.

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