NY Times op-ed says don’t diet
NY Times op-ed, written by Sandra Aamodt, a neuroscientist, advises you not to diet, because research shows that dieting to lose weight results in people being fatter later in life. There was identical twin research involved, which is the gold standard for this type of research. “A single diet increased the odds of becoming overweight by a factor of two in men and three in women.”
So it’s much better for your long-term health (as well as your long-term appearance) to accept your natural body-weight rather than diet to be thinner.
The article did not talk about any research showing what happens when people try to become heavier by eating more.