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Can a diet actually cause stress?

Very low calorie or other extremely strict diets can indeed temporarily alter your genes that release stress hormones, making you actually more prone to munch and eat as a response to the stress. This typically occurs after a few to several weeks on these diets, which is why you may be prone to suddenly binge and break the diet rules.

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