Long-Term Success Is Predicted Upon Early Weight Loss In Behavioral Weight-Management Programs

Nikki Attkisson | Last Updated : September 24, 2022

The Association of Medical Science in Europe has discovered a path-breaking result regarding weight loss. According to this finding, it has been discovered that all the people who lose weight in the first 4 weeks of behavioral weight management are more likely to have a successful weight loss journey compared to other people who do not lose weight in these four weeks. Most people still do not believe in behavioral programs for weight loss. It is all about the body’s metabolism, which adjusts to the weight loss mechanism. 

But those who believe in this program effectively have got a high chance of moving to head on a long journey of weight loss. It is important to understand that if a person can lose weight initially, then it is a prediction that he will be able to shed a lot of weight in the coming times. All of this research has been substantiated with the help of an experiment conducted on 1600 adults already suffering from diabetes and obesity.

Details Of The Research

According to the result, it was discovered that out of the entire population already suffering from a lot of diseases, the successful incorporation of the short-term weight loss program was responsible for detecting the success over a long term of 16 weeks in terms of weight loss. It was essential to understand that the individual was more likely to lose an additional weight of 16 to 17 kgs in the long run if that person was likely to lose weight up to 5 to 6 Kgs in the first week of the behavior. 

Long-term Success Is Predicted Upon Early Weight Loss During Behavioral Weight-management Programs

The entire study was conducted over 3 years, and all those people who had been able to depict these symptoms, in the beginning, were in a better position to report weight loss in the coming times. This was a part of the successful weight loss journey, which all the people could explain due to the efforts of the dietitian and the consistent belief in the type of diet they were consuming. 

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The percentage of the people who were able to depict positive results was somewhere around 20%. Even if when the person was not in the position to lose a total weight of 5 to 6 kgs in the first week of the weight loss program, but he was still able to lose somewhere around 2-3 kgs, then also he was in a better position to lose around 20 to 30% of his weight in the entire period of 16 weeks. In fact, according to the report, a mere loss of 0.5% of the body weight in the initial days predicted the long-term success of the weight loss program that revolved around the behavior weight management aspect. 

Positive effects of the results

Accordingly, this finding has motivated many people daily to discover the basic factors that will play an important role in defining success. With the help of this data, the individual can be in a better position to focus on his weight loss journey with the help of these diameters. This weight loss program aims to provide a sustainable option instead of a temporary solution to weight loss. This particular diet pattern provides the essential macro and micronutrients inside the body, which allows the body to adjust to this environment in less time. 


This is an important perspective that needs to be considered over time. All of this is essential for providing a long-term solution to the weight loss problem that bothers many people in the present world.


🔵National Library Of Medicine (n.d) Early predictors of weight loss in a 1‐year behavioural weight‐loss programme (Available On):https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5818734/

🔵Science Direct (n.d) Long-Term Effect of Goal-Directed Weight Management in an Atrial Fibrillation Cohort: A Long-Term Follow-Up Study (LEGACY) (Available On):https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0735109715007615

Nikki Attkisson

With over 15 years as a practicing journalist, Nikki Attkisson found herself at Powdersville Post now after working at several other publications. She is an award-winning journalist with an entrepreneurial spirit and worked as a journalist covering technology, innovation, environmental issues, politics, health etc. Nikki Attkisson has also worked on product development, content strategy, and editorial management for numerous media companies. She began her career at local news stations and worked as a reporter in national newspapers.

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