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- After losing it, keeping weight off is difficult.
- Around 40% of weight loss is regained over the first year following treatment, and much of the rest over the next three years
- Habitual behaviour and automaticity have been suggested as the most plausible explanation for this overwhelming lack of long-term weight loss success
‘Most of the time what we do is what we do most of the time, sometimes we do something different’
weight loss, habitual behaviour, automaticity
Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition | Health Psychology | Medicine and Health Sciences
Cleo, Gina; Thomas, Rae; Isenring, Liz; and Glasziou, Paul P., "Do Making Habits or Breaking Habits Influence Weight Loss and Weight Loss Maintenence? A randomised controlled trial" (2016). Posters. 3.