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Why Smart People Don't Diet for Sustainable Weight Loss

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Dr. Veronica Anderson, Host, Functional Medicine Specialist and Medical Intuitive interviews Dr. Charlotte Markey on why smart people don't diet for sustainable weight loss.

Is your diet failing you? Rutgers University health psychology professor Dr. Charlotte Markey teaches The Psychology of Eating. She helps others by explaining why diets don’t work and what does work if weight loss is your goal.

In this episode, Dr. Markey discusses common issues with fad diets like Atkins, Paleo, and The Mediterranean. She will also share ways to overcome body acceptance issues, accept imperfections and love your body. Listen to the end for the most important step you must take in order to reach long-term success.


Show Notes:

04:30 - Smart people don’t diet
05:28 - Myths
06:40 - Following diet trends
09:10 - Cookie binging
11:00 - Atkins, Paleo & Mediterranean
15:50 - Body acceptance issues
19:00 - Gaining & losing 30 lbs.
21:38 - Accepting imperfections
22:38 - Eating in moderation
24:50 - First step to success