If Not Dieting Then What?

August 19, 2019 - Comment

This straightforward, no-nonsense guide to weight management addresses the evidence that weight-loss treatments may worsen rather than improve long-term physical and psychological health. The solution of an attitude change that calls for a more positive view of food that is not characterized by the “no pain, no gain” ethos is presented. How to minimize fat

This straightforward, no-nonsense guide to weight management addresses the evidence that weight-loss treatments may worsen rather than improve long-term physical and psychological health. The solution of an attitude change that calls for a more positive view of food that is not characterized by the “no pain, no gain” ethos is presented. How to minimize fat intake without sacrificing food enjoyment is also explained.

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Anonymous says:

No judgement. Just a different way to see how we think about food, and realise why we eat what we eat. This was an interesting book to read. Not judgemental, and not about dieting. It contains some useful ways to think about food, and to understand our relationship to it.I found this easy to read, and it has been surprisingly easy to incorporate some real changes into my eating habits. This book isn’t about attaining a perfect weight or any of those sorts of cultural expectations, and is much more focused on health and feeling good about ourselves. It was really useful, and I happily…

Anonymous says:

Down Under Gets It All Down Having read dozens, scores, maybe 100s of the books in this genre, this IMO is one of the best. He reviews all the medical reasons why “dieting” (call it by whatever euphemism you choose) will not work, he lays out the psychology that you need to go beyond it, as well as the purely physical info you will need to become un-obsessed in this area, and makes it clear that this is an individual long-term process that varies greatly from one person to the next and requires you to know…

Anonymous says:

How to stop the diet yoyo and be normal I have a compulsive addictive personality and have yoyo dieted for 50 years. I lost 6 stone then gradually over 20 years put most of it back on. Recently I have lost 17 Kg but put 5 kg back on doing weights at gym. I sought my doctors help and he recommended a local psychologist and dietician which I then attended in my local community centre and they both recommended this book. On their recommendation I…

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