For every pound you wish to lose, permanently cut 10 calories from your current intake per day. At that rate, it will take about a year to achieve half of the weight loss, with 95% of the total weight change within about 3 years.
I normally don’t read “new studies on weight loss” because findings change from one day to the next and what was right yesterday will be disproven tomorrow (or so it seems). For whatever reason, I decided to read this article and for once, it has some new and interesting findings. Read on! Predicting How Diet and Exercise Affect Weight – NIH Research Matters – National Institutes of Health NIH.