Linking health and weight is misleading, say some, and that annual January diet may need a rethink. Photo: Shutterstock
Linking health and weight is misleading, say some, and that annual January diet may need a rethink. Photo: Shutterstock
Wellness

How the obsession with healthy weight is wrong – and why some people say you should rethink that January diet

  • Body shaming and obsession with size fuel misperceptions about our body mass index, weight and health, experts say; not everyone needs to lose kilos
  • 95 per cent of dieters gain back their weight; we should instead focus on what we can control – such as eating more vegetables and drinking more water

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Linking health and weight is misleading, say some, and that annual January diet may need a rethink. Photo: Shutterstock
Linking health and weight is misleading, say some, and that annual January diet may need a rethink. Photo: Shutterstock
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