Wednesday October 21, 2020

How to survive the dieting minefield

Trying to lose weight can mean entering a world of guilt, unrealistic goals and extreme behaviours

Gillian Nelis

Managing Editor

20th October, 2017
'Find a diet you can stick to." Pic: iStock

First, a warning - and a bit of reassurance. This column is about weight loss, or more specifically, my own experience of trying to lose weight over the past year.

It is not, however, the start of my career as a diet guru, cookbook author, or nutrition influencer. In fact, this is the first and last piece I’ll be writing on this subject, and I’m giving all of you permission to come round to the...

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