|USA Today – By Nanci Hellmich
Wednesday, October 12, 2011
Regaining lost weight isn’t inevitable: Some people are able to lose a substantial amount of weight and keep it off at least a decade, a new analysis shows.
Researchers are tracking successful dieters in the National Weight Control Registry, a group of 10,000 people who have lost 30 pounds or more and maintained that loss for a year or more. Participants fill out lifestyle questionnaires every year.