Yo-yo diet WARNING: Post menopausal women could TRIPLE risk of dying from heart attack
Those who repeatedly put on and then lose weight again may find themselves at greater risk of heart disease in later life, the study found.
Scientists found in particular that usually normal weight menopausal women who have yo-yo diets are at three and a half times higher risk for sudden cardiac death than women whose weight remained stable.
They also had a 66 per cent increased risk of coronary heart disease deaths.
Yet there was no increase in death among women who reported that they gained weight but did not lose it or, in the opposite scenario, that they lost weight without gaining it... read more
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