The Negative Effects Of Dieting

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In recent years the topic of dieting has been extremely controversial. It is clear that diets do cause people to lose weight, but what are the effects after the diet is over? The daily argument over this topic is if dieting helps or if it is actually more damaging to those who engage in them. Despite the fact that diets help those overweight lose weight; dieting harms the body and causes weight gain in the long run. This is because dieting alters the body not knowing when to feel full leading to overeating as well as causing biological and physical damage. Our society has helped create a definition of dieting that is not only harmful to the body but also does not work. The proper definition of a diet would be the food and drink a person consumes daily and the mental and physical circumstances connected to eating. The public’s definition of a diet is to restrict oneself to small amounts or special kinds of food in order to lose weight. Those who engage in this sort of dieting begin with the wrong mentality. They believe by undertaking a diet they will lose weight and keep it off, when in reality most people fail with diets. (Dray, Sarah.) Most suppose that by going on diets, losing weight, and going back to their original eating habits is acceptable. These actions are simply making matters worse for them. “People who diet gain more weight than those who skip the diet route altogether (Dr. Axe.)” One of the main arguments against restricted dieting would be that after the

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