Fad diets are a 'big risk,' Paul McKenna warns
The TV hypnotist Paul McKenna has warned people against using fad diets to lose weight.
The self-help guru, who has a new book out about over-eating, claims that diets rarely work and that obesity is primarily caused by "emotional eating."
Speaking with BBC Radio 5 live's Phil Williams, McKenna said: "It's a very big risk to take."
"They're treating the symptom. They're saying starve yourself - and you'll lose the weight. I'm saying, what drove you to put on the weight in the first place?"
08 Jan 2014
- From the section Health