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Why eating fat won’t always make you gain weight

Everyone’s concerned about what to eat, and many are turning to low-fat diets as a way to curb their weight. It makes sense, right? It’s literally in the name, low fat. It will make you less fat! WRONG. You could actually gain weight by avoiding fat in favour of some […]
Why eating fat won’t always make you gain weight
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2 formerly obese economists who lost a combined 120 pounds in 18 months say ‘meta-rules’ were a key part of their success

Christopher Payne and Rob Barnett are formerly obese economists and the authors of “The Economists’ Diet.” In explaining how to lose weight, they recommend using “meta-rules,” or guidelines that apply on all occasions, to lose weight. The idea is to minimise decision-making and save yourself some mental energy. “Unless it’s […]
2 formerly obese economists who lost a combined 120 pounds in 18 months say ‘meta-rules’ were a key part of their success
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The behaviours that affect weight can be explained by economic theories — according to formerly obese economists who lost 120 pounds in 18 months

Many people struggle with losing weight. In “The Economists’ Diet,” two formerly obese economists say it all comes down to understanding fundamental economic theories. Their tips include weighing yourself every day and minimising variety in your diet. If you’ve been struggling to lose weight, Christopher Payne and Rob Barnett have […]
The behaviours that affect weight can be explained by economic theories  —  according to formerly obese economists who lost 120 pounds in 18 months