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Studies have shown it again and again: Strict diets alone don't work. Strict dieting restricts calories and nutritious foods. This can cause you to feel deprived and result in bingeing or overeating.

The most effective way to reach an ideal weight is to burn more calories than you take in.

From: Overweight Teens WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES: National Institutes of Health'sWeight-control Information Network. U.S. Department of Agriculture's mypyramid: "Steps to a Healthier You."

Reviewed by Dan Brennan on November 04, 2018

SOURCES: National Institutes of Health'sWeight-control Information Network. U.S. Department of Agriculture's mypyramid: "Steps to a Healthier You."

Reviewed by Dan Brennan on November 04, 2018

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