Who doesn't want to be slim and trim, and healthy? And who hasn't gone on a diet to help lose those few extra pounds?

But diets might not be the best way to slim down. Beauty4Media recently explained the reasons why dieting is more torture than it is effective. If you mised Part One, click here. Now read on to learn why you might wanna consider a weight loss alternative:

Diets also foster self-hatred. "Listen to a dieter and you will hear them use words such as 'bad' and 'naughty' to describe the times they've strayed from their diet plans. Dieters generally spend most of their time feeling guilty and angry at themselves," said Joanne Henson, author of 'What's Your Excuse For Not Eating Healthily?