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What is weight cycling?

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Weight cycling is losing weight and regaining it over and over. It's called "yo-yo" dieting when it happens because of dieting. Weight cycles can be big (50 pounds or more) or small (5-10 pounds).

SOURCES:

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases.

Mason, C. , January 2013. Metabolism

National Weight Control Registry.

 

Reviewed by Jennifer Robinson on August 08, 2018

SOURCES:

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases.

Mason, C. , January 2013. Metabolism

National Weight Control Registry.

 

Reviewed by Jennifer Robinson on August 08, 2018

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