Friends, relatives can derail weight-loss plans, dietitians say

04/23/2012 | Fitbie

Children, grandparents, friends and co-workers are among the worst people to have around when dieting, according to registered dietitians who say that these people's good intentions and influence can derail healthy-eating plans. RD Heather Mangieri, a spokeswoman for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, says grandmothers see food as a welcoming gesture and "you see it as diet sabotage."

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