yo-yo dieting


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yo-yo dieting

n
the practice of repeatedly going on slimming diets, and putting on weight in the interim
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Earlier this year Linda, a mother of two sons, realised that she had become tired and sluggish, and yo-yo dieting clearly wasn't working to get her slim again.
A new study has found "yo-yo dieting" ( repeatedly losing, then regaining weight ( may harm a woman's immune system.
The survey, commissioned by Safeway, also revealed that here in the North-West, people are sick of yo-yo dieting.
The irony is that Waxman is, frankly, a little chubby, while Kessler used to be fat (and yo-yo dieting is quite unhealthy).
However, some of them aren't even really overweight to begin with, and these are the people who should learn most from this study and not fall into the yo-yo dieting pattern.
Psychiatrist Dr Samantha Scholtz, says: "If people lose weight but don't address the underlying psychological issues in their relationship with food, the weight will go back on, condemning millions to a life of yo-yo dieting or progressive weight gain with all the serious health issues that can bring."
Your on-off diet REPEATED yo-yo dieting - losing then regaining weight - is bad.
It is sad to hear about people yo-yo dieting. I am not a big fan of diets and I think people can be lulled into a false sense of security thinking that by going on a 10-day diet plan such as the Atkins diet, they will have a body like Halle Berry's at the end of it.
Yo-yo dieting Arg from TOWIE has signed up to the new ITV series Sugar Free Farm, where celebs attempt to live off the land.
They are wise words that may save a generation from a lifetime of yo-yo dieting and unhealthy habits.
Lethargy can be down to a poorly balanced diet, excessive carbohydrates, yo-yo dieting or a lack of iron.
Love is blind!" At 5ft 5ins, Jen - whose weight has fluctuated regularly - is giving herself two years to get down to 10 stone as she is determined to stop yo-yo dieting.