Linda Bacon, PhD

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August, 2011, Prevention Magazine: The End of Dieting, Marjorie Ingall.

“According to Linda Bacon, PhD, associate nutritionist at the University of California, Davis, nutrition professor at City College of San Francisco, and author of Health at Every Size (the bible of the HAES movement), many studies suggest that yo-yo dieting itself increases the risk of high blood pressure, insulin resistance, and high blood cholesterol. Studies also show that a vast majority of dieting ends up being yo-yo dieting: Up to two-thirds of people who lose weight regain it within 1 year, and nearly all the rest regain it within 5 years.” Read more: http://www.prevention.com/weight-loss/weight-loss-tips/weight-loss-how-lose-weight-without-dieting?page=3#ixzz2LlfYHsmg Prevention Magazine: The End of Dieting, Marjorie Ingall.