It's hard to lose weight and it's no wonder that millions turn to weight-loss programs for help. But which program is right for you? Canadian and U.S. researchers have undertaken a massive analysis of weight-loss programs. Their findings are likely to surprise you. Those seeking a magic key to weight loss may be disappointed, but the results do suggest some paths to weight-loss success.
Those fries, chips and ice cream are fine for a treat, but when empty calories and high glycemic fare become a steady part of your diet, they cause changes in the brain. These changes can make you lose interest in other, healthier foods. The opposite is also true: A study of people who underwent weight loss surgery and changed their diet found that given healthy food, the brain starts to prefer it.
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