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5 Ways Our Thinking Can Make Weight Loss More Challenging

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By Madeleine Ortiz The term “weight bias” refers to negative attitudes towards people living in larger bodies – for example, many people incorrectly assume that people with obesity are lazy and lack willpower. One of the consequences of the weight bias that exists in our society is that many people living with obesity turn that…

Willpower or biology: Who is in the driver’s seat?

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To lose weight you will need to eat less and move more. But many aspects of our eating choices and physical activity are determined by complex biological systems that lie beyond our willpower. Every day we make hundreds of decisions, big and small. Many of these decisions are good, but sometimes we later realize that…