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Diets causing more harm than good, says health psychologist

Diets are causing more harm than good, according to a health psychologist who says the Welsh government should stop advising people to lose weight.

It comes as a new poll, commissioned for BBC Wales' Live Longer Wales season, suggests two thirds of Welsh people have been on a diet - but more than half do not maintain their target weight.

Tim Rogers reports.

The full report will be on Week in Week Out on BBC One at 22:35 BST on Tuesday, 15 October.

  • 15 Oct 2013
  • From the section Wales
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