Mobile wellness app execs weigh in on ‘Biggest Loser’ obesity study

Shows like The Biggest Loser have long touted the benefits of extreme weight-loss through intense exercise programs and radical dietary changes. But recent studies have shown that many participants have gained the weight back in the months and years following the program’s end. In this article on Healthcare Dive, Zipongo’s CEO and Founder, Jason Langheier, MD, MPH, comments on why these efforts are frequently misguided.

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