Home | Clinical Crash dieting no worse than steady weight loss Written by: Mark Greener | Published: 03 November 2014 Many guidelines suggest gradual weight loss, reflecting the widespread view that 'weight lost rapidly is more quickly regained'. However, a new Australian study - which enrolled 51 men and 153 women aged 18 to 70 years - has challenged this assumption. At baseline, each patient had a body mass index (BMI) between 30 and 45 kg/m. PatiPlease login or register to read the rest of the article and to have access to downloads and comments. What do you think? Leave a comment below or tweet your views to @IndyNurseMag This material is protected by MA Healthcare Ltd copyright. See Terms and Conditions.