Most adults gain about one pound per year.

Cornell professor seeks volunteers for weight study

Most adults gain about one pound per year.

But David A. Levitsky, Weiss Presidential Fellow and professor of nutrition and psychology, is conducting a two-year self-weighing study to prevent or slow age-related weight gain. The rate that a person ages 20-50 gains weight will determine that person’s chances of becoming obese or succumbing to heart disease, stroke, diabetes and several different cancers.

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