Before You Start A Diet in 2024, Read This.

January 2, 2024
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Starting a diet is one of the most common New Year’s resolutions. However, there is growing evidence that diets that rely on restrictions are not sustainable, can be harmful physically and mentally, lead to weight gain over time, and don’t necessarily lead to better health outcomes. The following article delves into these concerns, focusing on recent research about the impacts of dieting and how changing behaviors leads to better and mores sustainable health outcomes.,disordered%20eating%20and%20eating%20disorders  

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