Why diets fail

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An example of how strategy is important that is both very common and very practical: weight loss. In the Western society body weight is a concern to many, with some countries having as much as half or more of the people claiming they wished to lose weight. About one third reports to be seriously trying to lose weight. And yet, most people fail at dieting to such an extent that obesity is only rising all the time at unprecedented speed. Let’s see why. Continue reading “Why diets fail”