Why current strategies for fighting obesity are not working

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As the United States confronts the growing epidemic of obesity among children and adults, a team of obesity researchers concludes that what the nation needs is a new battle plan — one that replaces the emphasis on widespread food restriction and…
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Cutting calories might help you live longer, but not without increased physical activity

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Dietary restriction alone does not extend lifespan – at least in fruit flies. Flies, which share many genetic similarities with humans, need physical activity in order to live longer on a Spartan diet.
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