TOTAL POUNDS LOST = 37,832

"Diet and exercise alone are no cure for obesity, experts say"

Obesity is a disease.  There is a myth that it is just from eating too much and exercising not enough.  There is a "weight bias" among many people, even physicians and professional who treat the disease.  Finally, there is some progress toward acknowledging this disease and the treatment it needs.  Here is a link to a LA Times article:

http://www.latimes.com/science/sciencenow/la-sci-sn-eat-less-more-obesity-20150212-story.html