We’re either dieting less or lying about our diets more
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The back-up comes from mindfulness meditation. The idea, applied to diet, would be that you observe your hunger in a somewhat detached way. The thought I am hungry is not usually experienced as a mere report. It has the implied corollary that garcinia cambogia I should do something about it. The challenge is simply to allow the thought to be a thought. Im hungry. Well spotted!
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Dieting makes you fatter
She’s too damn smart and balanced to overeat in the first place. If anything, she’s already healthy and getting ever healthier. So juice fasts and Goop cleanses and barre classes? All fine as part of a vague ‘healthy lifestyle’ of ‘clean eating.’ Losing weight for your wedding day? Okay, you get a free pass on that one. But the daily slog of dieting all that calorie counting and dessert skipping and cardio bingeing?
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Opriimo could be the end of dieting, claim Weightmasters
The article, aDieting makes you fattera, reports that the latest book presents a case against diets, and that the majority of people are addicted to sugar. It is this sugar dependency that has led to many gaining weight. Therefore the only way to be slim is to overcome the sugar addiction. Talbott and Avena claim that rather than blaming personal behaviour, the focus should be on the aamount of junk food available or other environment factorsa. Avena claims that genetics, personal responsibility and the variety of sugary and fatty foods available are equally to blame weight gain. ( http://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2014/jan/12/dieting-makes-you-fatter ) Why wait to see if sugar is the sole cause for weight gain?
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Participants in a Columbia University study, who had dieted to shed 10% of their bodyweight, and were therefore low in leptin, were presented with a “parade” of foods while hooked up to an fMRI scanner, which looks at brain activity. It showed they were responding to the foods with the emotional parts of their brains. They were then given leptin, and their frontal “executive” lobes regained control. Psychologically and behaviourally, write Avena and Talbott, it is much easier to enact small changes over time than to try to “jump start” our eating habits. They cite a study that compared a 20-week diet with the same programme implemented gradually, over 40 weeks.
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