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Reach for a Radish ... and the Cookie Jar, Too

Dieting doesn't have to make you miserable.

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Are you still on that diet you started at New Year’s? Don’t try so hard. It might make you more successful in the long run.

We're not saying it should be all cookies, all the time. But if you're like most people, you'll need occasional rewards for your healthy behavior. The worst kind of dieting is the sort that makes you miserable, and encourages backsliding when all the hard work is done.

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