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Dealing with overweight. Part 4: The story behind “yo yo dieting”

If you are not familiar with the phrase “yo yo dieting” it means the tendency to start a diet, often with great enthusiasm, to lose weight for a while, then to stop the diet and regain the weight lost, often … Continue reading

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Dealing with overweight. Part 3: Easy answers.

Today I am going to present three items that you can use to begin to manage weight control problems more effectively.  They will include another concept to help orient you, a powerful tool to help uncover causes and a list … Continue reading

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Dealing with overweight. Part 2: Unfortunate cultural stereotypes

There is a stereotype in the US that everyone who is overweight is an over-eater.  The more overweight a person is, the more of a glutton he or she is judged to be.  While I see this as pervasive in … Continue reading

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Dealing with overweight: An introduction

For about thirty years, now, I have been treating people with weight control problems.  This is a lot of folks.  Thousands.  I started treating this health problem as a dietitian before going to medical school.  In fact, one of my … Continue reading

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