COURTESY OF RAGENBy Ragen Chastain
These women finally realized that diets can do more harm than good. So, they quit. And they all got healthier the right way…without powders, magic pills or mean people that yell at you and call you liar. Here's how they learned to be quitters.
Ragen Quit Because:
"I was shocked when I found out that there is not a single study where dieting was successful for more than 5 percent of people. Most people can lose weight, but the body has physiological and psychological responses that cause the weight to be regained in almost everyone. Research showed me that the best chance I had to be healthy was to focus on healthy behaviors. I started to eat a whole foods diet and kept exercising (I'm a competitive dancer so I work out a lot.)
My life is so much better since I quit dieting. Focusing on my health means that I am successful simply when I make healthy choices, instead of using the scale as the jury. I no longer obsess about food and calories, and my cholesterol,Read More »from Why I Quit Dieting! True Stories from Real Women