Linda Bacon, PhD

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6/15/18, Healthline, For Many People, Especially Women — Weight Loss Is Not a Happy Ending, by Juli Fraga

“The pursuit of weight loss is more damaging than high weight itself,” says Linda Bacon, PhD, associate nutritionist at the University of California, Davis, and author of the book, “Health at Every Size.

According to Bacon, losing weight requires people to stop trusting their bodies, which results in ill health. “We have a great regulatory system that can guide us in how to eat well, and dieting shuts down that system,” she points out.”

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