yo-yo dieting

noun
yo-yo di·​et·​ing | \ ˈyō-(ˌ)yō-ˈdī-ət-iŋ How to pronounce yo-yo dieting (audio) \

Medical Definition of yo-yo dieting

: the practice of repeatedly losing weight by dieting and subsequently regaining it

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“Yo-yo dieting.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/yo-yo%20dieting. Accessed 8 Mar. 2021.

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