May 30 2016

Diets do work


You may be under the impression that diets don’t work, but they do work. Just about all of them.

If you want to lose weight, and don’t care about the effect on your health or anything else, then any diet will do. Pick one there are so many to choose from.

The Cookie Diet… really. Nutrisystem, Jenny Craig, Weight Watchers, Breatharian Diet – that’s right, all you do is breath. The KE diet, where you can only ingest food through a feeding tube. Dukan, Beverly Hills Diet, Israeli Army Diet, Junk Food Diet – you know the one where you only eat sandwiches from Subway – Juice Fasting, Master Cleanse, Blood Type Diet, Paleo, Warrior, Zone… I could go on.

If you want to lose weight, and don’t care about the effects on your health or fitness, it doesn’t matter how you do it. Proven, once again, with a new study by the Obesity Society. They found that people eating prepackaged portion-controlled meals lost more weight than people making their own choices.

We aren’t very good at making choices, too often we choose more rather then less.

The real problem with diets is that they are temporary, not that they don’t work. They weren’t made to last. The diet industry knows this. World wide, the weight loss business is worth US $586 billion dollar.

But, there is also some good news. Less people are on a diet. In the last 20 years, less women report being on a diet and Weight Watchers (the market leader in weight loss) has had declining sales for the last two years. Sales of low calorie foods have dropped. According to Weight Watchers CEO Jim Chambers, consumers want a “holistic approach” they want to eat healthier and exercise more. 

Yes, people do want to eat healthier and you don’t need a diet to do that.

Change your mind, change your health,