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The graph above shows the change in weight after ten years in people who were considered thin (blue bars) or obese (red bars) at the start of the study and who experienced extreme weight loss of up to 9.9 lbs (4.5 kg).  It is divided into the method used to lose weight (the left column gives the labels) and the amount of weight lost or regained over ten years compared to people in the same group who did not attempt extreme weight loss.  Everyone in the lean group who tried extreme weight loss regained more weight than their peers, up to 7.7 kg (17 lb) heavier, according to the study.  But in the obese group, four of the groups managed to keep more weight ten years later, up to four pounds (1.2 kg) lighter

Don’t go on a weight loss diet if you’re not obese…, according to a Harvard study

Dramatic dieting when you’re not obese could actually harm your health years later, a major study has found. Already fairly lean people who lost 10 pounds (4.5 kg) had a higher risk of type 2 diabetes a decade later compared to their peers who were not extreme dieters. They were also more likely to pile …

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Meet the MBA Class of 2024: Amrit Sandhu, Harvard Business School

Meet the MBA Class of 2024: Amrit Sandhu, Harvard Business School

“Father and former army trainee surgeon and documentary enthusiast pursuing an MBA at HBS.” Hometown: Birmingham, United Kingdom Fun fact about yourself: I witnessed three times Undergraduate School and Major:) Warwick School of Medicine (medicine), Kingston University (sport and exercise science) Most recent employer and job title: British Army, Medical Officer What has been your …

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