Significant Research

We present a summary of important scientific studies in weight loss and exercise from around the world. We will continue to add studies as they are presented.

The studies are divided into the following areas:

1. The risks of excess weight and inactivity
2. The benefits of weight loss and lifestyle changes
3. What characterizes effective weight loss?
4. What characterizes people who weigh less over the long term?

 



Itrim Fact no. 33


30 minutes everyday exercise each day halves the risk of contracting cardio-vascular disease with its attendant fatal consequences. *Study conducted by Professor Steven Blair, Cooper Institute, Dallas, Texas.