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Why Diets Fail

We've all been there – January 1st marks the first day to get back in shape, start eating healthily, or fit back into our pre-baby jeans. And we've all been here – February 1st and realizing that many of these changes haven't stuck. Why do our diet attempts frequently fail and how can we make real, long lasting changes in our diet? Read More

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Nicole Avena, Ph.D. is a research neuroscientist and an expert in the fields of nutrition, diet and addiction.

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