Home > Facts > Yo-Yo Dieting  

More About:

yoyo and dieting

Dieting
(99% Match)

...dieting refers to restrictive eating or nutritiona
Weight Cycling
(13% Match)

...yoyo diet. NK cells are a type of white blood c...dieting, regaining that weight and possibly more w
Eating Disturbances
(11% Match)

...dieting may involve many of the same attitudes and
Intuitive Eating
(9% Match)

...dieting experiences. For instance, even while Amer
Weight Watchers
(4% Match)

...dieting challenges. This group evolved into a regu
Binge eating
(4% Match)

...dieting. People who go on rigorous diets or who fr
Fad Diets
(4% Match)

...dieting. They willingly try the latest diet appear
Eating for Life
(3% Match)

...dieting, deconstruct popular dieting myths,
Fad Diets
(3% Match)

...dieting. Purpose Despite the popularity of di
High-Fat/Low-Carb Diets
(3% Match)

...dieting” and stresses the importance of bre


Highlight any text in the article to look up more information!

Yo-Yo Dieting

Yo-yo dieting, or weight cycling, is the repeated losing and regaining of weight. This phenomenon is very common in societies that place an emphasis on being thin. People who lose weight through dieting often regain weight in a short time, and they often add more weight than they lost. Yo-yo dieting may increase the risk of developing heart disease, hypertension, and diabetes. It may also increase emotional distress and contribute to a sense of failure and low self-esteem.

Frances M. Berg

Bibliography

Lissner, L.; Odell, P.; D'Agostino, D.; and Stoke, J.; et al. "Variability of Body Weight and Health Outcomes in the Framingham Population." New England Journal of Medicine 324:1839–1844.

Brownell, K., and Rodin, J. (1994). "Medical, Metabolic, and Psychological Effects of Weight Cycling." Archives of Internal Medicine 154:1325–1330.


ADVERTISEMENT


Popular Web Searches:


McAfee SECURE sites help keep you safe from identity theft, credit card fraud, spyware, spam, viruses and online scams