The study compared lifelong obesity with the weight fluctuations of "yo-yo dieting
", which is believed to be harmful.
In fact, "yo-yo" dieting
like Meredith practiced for years--in which you lose weight on a diet then gain it back in a process known as "weight cycling"--is associated in some studies with a greater risk for obesity and a reduction of "good" HDL cholesterol.
weight loss, done over the course of a year, is reasonable, and might be feasible, depending upon his weight gain and previous dieting
If you are dieting
, you may find that the pounds are easier to lose if your diet includes a fair share of healthy fats.
That's when the role of dieting
takes center stage, according to Karen Arnold, chief of Nutrition and Food Service at the San Francisco VA Medical Center (VAMC).
At five feet, ten inches, and 120 pounds, Tiegs offered a variety of dieting
Increasingly torn between a Jekyll obsession with nutrition and dieting
and a Hyde addiction to junk foods that are fast, fried, or frosty, Stacey sees Americans as missing out on both the delicious pleasures of good food and the humanizing powers of great meals.
For this reason, many nutritionists and dietitians recommend that dieting
teens consume at least 1,800 calories each day.
"Had weight come down more [among dieting
women], we might have seen some effects on cardiovascular disease," says Anderson.