How to choose a weight loss diet

How to choose a weight loss diet

Ask yourself one question before choosing a diet for weight loss.

Ask yourself: “Can I follow this diet for the rest of my life?”

  • If the answer is “yes”…start the diet.
  • If the answer is “no”…don’t start the diet.

Most diets are temporary weight loss solutions. They can only be followed temporarily (a few days, weeks or months) which means your weight loss will be temporary. Other reasons diets don’t work.

How many times have you stopped a diet, only to gain all the weight back…
and maybe more? Nearly all dieters (95%) regain the weight they lost within one to five years. More diet statistics

Permanent weight loss can only be achieved by making small, gradual, and realistic changes to your lifestyle. These changes must be made one at a time and repeated consistently over time so that they become a permanent part of your lifestyle. Our approach to weight loss.

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Stephanie Averkamp

About the Author was created by Stephanie Averkamp, a recognized health and fitness professional and sole-author of the content on this website. Stephanie's approach to weight loss emphasizes making small, realistic, and permanent lifestyle changes. Read more...

Stephanie Averkamp

Our Approach: Short-term solutions (like dieting) are unrealistic and ineffective because at some point they end. As soon as a diet or program ends, so do the results. Permanent weight loss is a journey; it's not a race or competition and there is no finish line. Read more...