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These Simple Weight Loss Tricks Work Better Than Dieting, Says Report

Eat This, Not That! Logo By Keenan Mayo of Eat This, Not That! | Slide 1 of 5: If you've ever tried a strict diet to lose weight, you already know why it's so easy to bail on any regimented program: The experience can be flat-out miserable. According to one survey, for instance, two out of five people who opt out of their diet do so within just a week of starting. "You know your body better than anyone, which means you probably know exactly what's made you feel miserable in the past," Cynthia Sass, MPH, RD, once explained. "When I ask my clients about this, I tend to hear the same responses over and over—too few calories and too little carbs seem to be the biggest culprits."A new report published in the science magazine Discover agrees that the grim experience of dieting is the number one culprit for people quitting them. "Dieting isn't really ideal for living a pleasant life, which will make it harder to keep dieting," Traci Mann, Ph.D., a leading food psychologist at the University of Minnesota and author of Secrets from the Eating Lab, explains to Discover. If that sounds achingly familiar, you're definitely not alone. But know that the science outlet spoke to a series of weight-loss experts and nutritionists to reveal some of the more successful eating strategies you can try in place of a strict, calorie-counting diet—which could indeed leave you feeling happier, more fulfilled, and far healthier in the long run. Read them all below. And for more weight loss advice, don't miss this list of the 100 Unhealthiest Foods on the Planet to Avoid.Read the original article on Eat This, Not That! 

These Simple Weight Loss Tricks Work Better Than Dieting, Says Report

If you've ever tried a strict diet to lose weight, you already know why it's so easy to bail on any regimented program: The experience can be flat-out miserable. According to one survey, for instance, two out of five people who opt out of their diet do so within just a week of starting. "You know your body better than anyone, which means you probably know exactly what's made you feel miserable in the past," Cynthia Sass, MPH, RD, once explained. "When I ask my clients about this, I tend to hear the same responses over and over—too few calories and too little carbs seem to be the biggest culprits."

A new report published in the science magazine Discover agrees that the grim experience of dieting is the number one culprit for people quitting them. "Dieting isn't really ideal for living a pleasant life, which will make it harder to keep dieting," Traci Mann, Ph.D., a leading food psychologist at the University of Minnesota and author of Secrets from the Eating Lab, explains to Discover.

If that sounds achingly familiar, you're definitely not alone. But know that the science outlet spoke to a series of weight-loss experts and nutritionists to reveal some of the more successful eating strategies you can try in place of a strict, calorie-counting diet—which could indeed leave you feeling happier, more fulfilled, and far healthier in the long run. Read them all below. And for more weight loss advice, don't miss this list of the 100 Unhealthiest Foods on the Planet to Avoid.

Read the original article on Eat This, Not That! 

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