…each of which is commonly thought to be experimental and/or evidence based:
Myth: Small sustained changes in energy intake or expenditure will produce large, long-term weight changes.
Truth: The 3500 kcal intake or expended equates to a 1 lb weight loss or gain was derived from very low-energy diets.
Myth: Setting realistic goals for weight loss is important, because otherwise, patients will become frustrated and lose less weight.
Truth: In fact, the reverse may be true.
Myth: It is important to assess the stage of change or diet readiness in order to help patients who request weight-loss treatment.
Myth: Physical education classes, in their current form, play an important role in reducing or preventing childhood obesity.
Truth: The level required may not be achievable.
Myth: Sexual intercourse burns 100-300 kcal.
Truth: It is actually about 21 kcal in a man in his mid-30s.
The following are facts about obesity:
1. Heritability is not destiny; moderate environmental changes can promote as much weight loss as the most efficacious pharmaceutical agents available.
5. For overweight children, programs that involve the parents and the home setting promote greater weight loss or maintenance than those that are school or out-of-home structured settings.
6. Provision of meals and use of meal replacement products promote greater weight loss.
7. Some pharmaceutical agents can help patients achieve clinically meaningful weight loss and maintain the reduction as long as the agents continue to be used.
Author(s):Melvyn Rubenfire, MD, F.A.C.C. (Disclosure)
© 2013 American College of Cardiology Foundation
Chris Willitts (creator of V3), is the founder and owner of Vegetarian Bodybuilding.
V3 Vegetarian Bodybuilding System is a mixture of science and author’s advice, providing users with optimal diet and exercise. This system is designed for vegans and vegetarians only.
A lot of research has been put in this program. Furthermore, a lot of professional bodybuilders and athletes tried and tested the program, praising its progressiveness and efficiency.
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