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  • Yoyo dieting makes you gain more weight in the long run because it lowers your metabolism.
  • The best way to lose weight is slowly, by making achievable changes to your eating and physical activity habits.
  • Managing your weight is a life-long commitment – not just following a diet for a few weeks to drop kilograms.
  • Dieting can be harmful because our body responds to these periods of semi-starvation by lowering its metabolic rate. 

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Reviewed on: 03-06-2020