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The many ways dieters can sabotage their efforts to lose weight
The many ways dieters can sabotage their efforts to lose weight

With two-thirds of American adults considered overweight, a lot of people are trying to shed pounds. It can be a challenging journey, and many folks find that they get tripped up by a major obstacle: themselves. Here are some common ways dieters sabotage their own efforts. All or nothing We tell ourselves we're either dieting or not, and we veer from starving to overindulging. "The more you live in the extremes of all or none, good or bad, the more likely that's going to get you into difficulty," says Gary Foster, chief scientific officer for Weight Watchers International. "The key is that this is a lifestyle. When it's an on-or-off diet or a boot camp...

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