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[Comment] Weight management programmes of extended duration

In 2014, 52% of adults globally were overweight or obese.1 Lifestyle programmes, which target improved diet and exercise practices, reliably produce clinically relevant weight changes and are viable options that can reach multiple populations and be delivered on a large scale. Consequently, these lifestyle programmes remain a popular approach to weight management despite better long-term weight loss outcomes being observed using different methods.2,3

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