Why Trying To Be Perfect Actually Hurts Your Weight Loss Efforts

Many health seekers tend to think of food in absolute, black and white terms: This food is good, that one is bad. While striving for perfection can be a virtue, this all-or-nothing mentality creates a harmful relationship with food and can actually be counterproductive.

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It works for some people, but for most – it’s actually OK to fail on your diet (intentional, incidental or otherwise).  Many of us have to go through an obsessive period of trying to watch every little thing that goes into their mouth before they can truly “move on to the next level”, which is to let go of that obsession with perfection.

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