Family & Lifestyle

Why so Many People Regain Weight after Dieting

The Matt Townsend Show
  • Sep 17, 2018 4:00 pm
  • 41:21

Dr. Kenneth McLeod, Director of the Clinical Science and Engineering Research Laboratory at Binghamton University. His research interest are primarily in physiologic adaption, or how the body tissues adapt to the mechanical and electromagnetic forces to which they are exposed.  The new year is just around the corner, and a common New Years Resolution is to work off those couple of extra pounds gained from Thanksgiving and Christmas dinners. The strategy seems simple: Just exercise to burn more calories and reduce your calorie intake. Many studies, though, now shown that simple strategy doesn’t work very well for the majority of people. Dr. Kenneth McLeod explains the reasons why keeping weight off is so tough.