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Leptin May Hold Key To Better Weight Loss

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October 1, 2001
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Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons
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New York, NY- Dieters know the phenomenon all too well: They cut calories, exercise, and lose some weight but at some point they can't seem to get rid of any more of the excess poundage. Now researchers from Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons, St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center, and the Weill Medical College of Cornell University, in a study of rats, may have some new clues why the plateau effect occurs and what could be done to overcome it.

New York, NY- Dieters know the phenomenon all too well: They cut calories, exercise, and lose some weight but at some point they can't seem to get rid of any more of the excess poundage.


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