The Bridget Jones syndrome
Remember Bridget Jones, the poster girl for yo-yo dieting? In one year, the literary heroine lost 75-pounds – and gained 78. Sure, Jones isn’t real, but her situation is: according to Statistics Canada, two thirds of Canadians who lose weight go on to gain at least some of it back. Want the weight loss roller-coaster to stop so you can get off? Read on to see if any of these surprisingly simple pound-shedding deal breakers apply to you.