If you are always losing the weight loss battle, you’re not alone. There are approximately 108 million Americans on a diet, and it’s a good bet this isn’t their first time on the calorie-counting, waist-whittling journey. The average dieter makes at least four attempts a year.
But this has not put a dent in the obesity epidemic. More than 600 million adults worldwide are obese, a figure that is expected to climb along with the associated healthcare costs. Having excess body fat increases your risk of developing serious and life-threatening health conditions, including: