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Why Losing Weight Just to Look Good Misses the Point

Woman in mirror trying to lose weightAs another summer draws to a close, a lot of people who have been obsessed with weight loss since spring are relieved that they made it through beach season. They probably relied on crash diets to lose weight with the hope of looking better in swimsuits, shorts, skinny jeans and other clothes that were buried in the closet all winter.

But what happens when summer ends? They typically shift from one unhealthy eating habit, the crash diet, to their former unhealthy eating habit, which will cause them to put the pounds back on.

At the end of the day, what have they achieved? Is it worth it to go through this mentally and physically draining cycle year after year? Continue reading

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