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Why Diets Make Us Fat
The Unintended Consequences of Our Obsession with Weight Loss—And What to Do Instead
Sandra Aamodt

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Why Diets Make Us Fat by Sandra Aamodt debunks the fallacy that individuals can sustain significant weight loss through dieting and willpower.

Although people tend to view diets as a matter of willpower, the true determinant in weight loss is not steely resolve to eat less, but the brain’s regulation of a target weight, which is different for each individual...

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Why Diets Make Us Fat by Sandra Aamodt debunks the fallacy that individuals can sustain significant weight loss through dieting and willpower.

Although people tend to view diets as a matter of willpower, the true determinant in weight loss is not steely resolve to eat less, but the brain’s regulation of a target weight, which is different for each individual...