- •The evidence indicates that intentional weight loss offers improvements in health.
- •We reviewed the association between intentional weight loss and mortality in middle-aged and older adults (i.e., those aged 50 years or more).
- •No clear association was found between losing weight intentionally and mortality in middle-aged and older adults.
- •More information is required in this area, as account needs to be taken of the many confounding factors.
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