Weight loss is a reduction of the total body weight. This reduction is due to a mean loss of fluid, body fat, or adipose tissue and/or lean massnamely, bone mineral deposits, muscle, tendon, and other connective tissue. Weight loss can be unintentional or intentional. Unintentional weight loss refers to the involuntary loss of weight secondary to genetics, some medical conditions, activities, or medications that decrease body mass. Intentional weight loss refers to the voluntary loss of total body mass in an effort to improve fitness, ...

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