The No Sugar Diet

I have observed over the years that when I am stressed or anxious I gain weight. Quickly. It’s very depressing. So naturally I’ve been on lots of diets. I’m pretty disciplined about dieting when I put my mind to it. But I am, sadly, statistically predictable in that after a three or four years I gain the weight back, and some. And the more that this happens, the less inclined I am to do it again. This is partly because dieting takes up so much mental energy that would be better spent elsewhere; and it is clearly ineffective in the long term. But the key to weight-loss, I have read is 80% diet and 20% exercise. Continue reading