Study unlocks keys to weight loss

October 14, 2011 9:56:39 AM PDT
We all want to know the secret to losing weight and keeping it off.

In one of the biggest studies ever, scientists at Brown University analyzed more than 10,000 success stories and cracked the code.

The subjects not only lost significant amounts of weight but kept it off for years. Scientists say they did it by counting calories and fat grams, writing down and tallying everything they ate, not skipping breakfast, eating similar foods each day and stepping on the scale at least once a week.