Brightsurf Science News & Current Events

December 11, 1999
Drastic weight-reduction efforts by teens usually lead to weight gain
Adolescent girls who engage in weight-loss efforts such as dieting, use of appetite suppressants and laxatives, and vomiting are more likely to gain weight over time and are at greater risk for the onset of obesity. is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to