Why Dieting is the Worst Way to Lose Weight
No to fat, yes to muscle!
“The word ‘diet’ was supposed to simply describe the way a person eats. ‘Diet’ comes from the Latin, diaeta, meaning ‘way of life,” says Venuto. “But in our technologically advanced, sedentary society today, and with the obesity crisis we're facing, and the multi-billion dollar industry it has spawned, the word ‘diet’ has become tainted. Today, I think 'diet' carries too much negative baggage to use so loosely. The way I define it, a diet is any unsustainable change in your eating behavior to try to lose weight. When you say you're going on a diet, you're also saying that at some point you're going off it. While you're on it, you suffer all those negative associations I mentioned above”