The NBC show's lead doctor is "evaluating" the findings of a recent study that raised questions about its drastic approach to weight loss.
For all of us, it's important to realize that slow and steady wins over fast and furious because you're not on TV; you're in reality. Besides, a slower, steadier loss gives you more time to adjust to the lifestyle changes needed to align yourself with those who have crossed the finish line.
Does the Biggest Loser study prove that weight loss is futile? I don't believe it does. But it certainly offers a road map for how not to go about it.
Obesity is not a failure of will -- it's a chronic condition.