Case study: The Biggest Loser. Is it impossible to sustain weight loss in the long term?

“Will decades of dieting mean a broken metabolism?” It’s a common anxiety. Case in point: The Biggest Loser, whose contestants are famous for dramatic weight loss — and for the devastating regain that sometimes follows. In this article, we break down a study examining exactly what happened to their metabolisms — and what this means for everyone else who wants to lose weight and keep it off. ++++ “I lost a bunch of weight, and then I regained it… ..Did I screw up my metabolism? Will I ever be lean again?”…

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