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9/2020, Experience L!fe, 7 Reasons to Stop Yo-Yo Dieting, by Mo Perry

““The biggest problem is what weight cycling does to people emotionally,” says Lindo Bacon, PhD, author of Health at Every Size. “It makes people feel like failures.” And just as restricting calories raises cortisol production, so too does regaining weight, which triggers self-criticism. The elevation in stress hormones is one way that weight cycling increases vulnerability to type 2 diabetes and heart disease. Click here to read more.