Painless diet that works
It is sad to see people stressing themselves with arduous diet plans for years (decades) and seeing no permanent change for the better.
I don't have the funds for 'research' but several observations clearly mean something.
Overeating often implies comfort eating or boredom. Very often the two go together.
I have seen many people lose several stone and achieve their perfect weight without dieting, and never being hungry. They (we) just stop eating junk food.
A common misconception is that skimmed milk is a weight-loss food. It isn't. Any cows milk is nearly 5% sugar.
Dieting sends a very clear message to your body that their is a famine. If there was a famine, it would make sense to gain fat.
Regarding boredom - here are many possibilities:
An example: A neighbour lost 3 stone over 18 months by stopping arduous starving diets, never being hungry, never eating junk, and being moderately active (housework, walking, yoga).
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