We all know yo-yo diets
are destructive, yet millions of us are imprisoned in this pattern of bingeing, starvation and self-loathing.
When health measures during the high fat and low-fat diet regimens of the yo-yo diet
group were averaged, their "average health" was improved compared with obese mice that stayed on the high-fat diet, he reported.
Experts have warned women to stop the yo-yo diet
trend in a bid to halt "the dangerous cycle of repeated loss and regain of body weight and its dramatic effects on mental and physical health," reports the Daily Express.
Unfortunately, however, a lot of weight loss programs offer yo-yo diets
and temporary fixes that do not leave long lasting effects.
The Hypno-Band weight loss system offers a long term solution for those that want to break out of the miserable cycle of yo-yo diets
Hypno-Band practitioner Mark Mansfield explains: "We start by addressing the emotional and psychological reasons for overeating, help people react differently to those triggers and realise they don't have to continue to repeat the patterns that have made them overweight in the past.
He briefly considered gastric bypass surgery after trying a number of yo-yo diets
, but opted against it after a bariatric surgeon suggested he lose the weight naturally.
Sometimes people who have been on yo-yo diets
for a long time or people who have gained weight over the years lose touch with their appetite.
Consultant dietician Sian Porter, from the British Dietetic Association, said previous research had shown that yo-yo diets
could be "self destructive".