Slow and steady loses the weight-loss race

Rapid weight loss is better than a slow-and-steady approach, according to research published The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology.

Contrary to current dietary recommendations, researchers from Melbourne University say gradual weight loss does not reduce the amount or rate of weight regain compared with losing weight quickly.

But they caution the crash diet approach offers no long-term panacea, with those who lose weight rapidly