The worst weight-loss resolutions (1/5)

You may have the best of intentions, but when it comes to setting weight-loss goals, it's important to be realistic. Here are the worst resolutions you can make when your goal is to lose weight

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1. Banning all ‘bad’ foods

The diet you’re following bans all your favourite foods (chocolate, cheese, ice cream, chips…) and you feel deprived. You might last a couple of weeks, feeling more and more bored with the monotony of your regime—but then you’ll crack. And when you do give in, you end up stuffing yourself with those forbidden foods to make up for days of self-denial.

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