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Different statistics suggest that more than 65% adults in the U.S. are overweight and obesity has become a serious health concern in the country. “We need more effective interventions because long-term weight loss and prevention of its regain are not according to desires in adults,” the author of below mentioned study states.

According to a study, published in Archive of Internal Medicine, besides limiting calories, obese women required something more to maintain their weight loss over the period of two years as they need 55 minutes daily exercise five days in a week.

John M. Jakicic, Ph.D. of the University of Pittsburgh and collogues conducted that research in which they calculated the required amount of exercise by studying 201 obese women who were enrolled in a weight loss intervention from 1999 to 2003.

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