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why do diets not work?

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
All diets can work: All diets have a basic underpinning: ingest fewer calories than your body b urns so that you lose weight. The novelty of new diet types usually causes a burst of weight loss. The problem is that few can sustain the diet and they regress into their previous food intake and exercise pattern which causes the weight to return.
Answered on May 23, 2016
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