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"The Biggest Loser" Study Doesn't Prove Weight Loss is Impossible!

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SUPPORT more videos like this at http://patreon.com/rebecca SUBSCRIBE at http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=rkwatson +++ A recent study profiled in the New York Times seems to say that losing weight is impossible for obese people because it damages your metabolism. But is it true? (Nope.) Links + transcript available at https://www.patreon.com +++ ABOUT: Rebecca Watson is the founder of the Skepchick Network, a collection of sites focused on science and critical thinking. She has written for outlets such as Slate, Popular Science, and the Committee for Skeptical Inquiry. She's also the host of Quizotron, a rowdy, live quiz show that pits scientists against comedians. Asteroid 153289 Rebeccawatson is named after her (her real name being 153289). +++ MORE: http://www.skepchick.org FOLLOW: http://www.twitter.com/skepchicks AND: http://www.twitter.com/rebeccawatson LIKE: https://www.facebook.com/skepchicks