(StatePoint) For years, the general wisdom was that the only scientifically proven way to shed pounds and inches was to consume fewer calories than one burned each day. Unfortunately, that formula doesnâ€™t work for everybody. Why? Experts say that this is because successful weight loss is associated with a wider range of factors.
â€œGaining control of your weight is more complex than the â€˜calories in/calories outâ€™ approach that so many dieters subscribe to,â€ says Margie Adelman, president of Simplipur, a maker of dietary supplements. â€œNow research shows that powerful factors regulate weight, and that understanding those factors can help you reach your goals.â€