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Forget Dieting to Lose Weight

Dieting for weight loss usually fails over the long-term Weight cycling may harm your health Are you on a diet to lose weight? If so, you’ve got lots of company. In the US, the prevalence of women dieting to lose weight increased from 14 percent in 1950-1966 to 57 percent in 2003-2008. For men, the prevalence…

How Ultraprocessed Foods Hook Us

Can't East Just One Munchie? There's a Reason for That The food industry has developed sophisticated and highly effective ways to entice us to buy their products. David Kessler wrote the eye-opening book, The End of Overeating – Taking Control of the Insatiable American Appetite. He wrote that Big Food has created foods with precise…