When Does Dieting Go Too Far?

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Of course, its hard to discern what constitutes a distorted body image in a society where many people loathe their appearance. But generally, people with eating disorders perceive themselves as fat, even when the scale says otherwise, and often use adjectives such as disgusting to describe their bodies. A person who simply has a poor body image, by contrast, might be unnecessarily critical of his or her body but will convey less contempt for it. Some, but not all, people with eating or food issues are already very thin.
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Dieting: America’s Favorite Pastime?

Losing weight and keeping it off takes a change in the way you live for the good of your life and… for the rest of your life. And hey, I’m not letting myself off the hook here. Seems dieting was one of my own hobbies during the earlier years of my life. I’d go through garcinia cambogia reviews my mother’s magazines looking for the perfect answer to my own weight-loss woes.
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