A 2016 study from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) followed more than a dozen former “Biggest Losers” and found that of the 14 people studied, 13 regained a significant portion of the weight they lost on the show. Four were heavier in 2016 than they were before they set foot on the set.
There are certain weight loss myths that, unfortunately, may lead to long-term weight gain. Losing weight is more about creating new habits and sticking to them. And creating and adhering to those new habits takes time. That’s why some people who undergo rapid and massive weight loss tend to gain it all back.
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