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Don’t You Just Want To Lose Weight?

2009 September 30
by Alan

Dieting can be a rewarding and sometimes frustrating experience. It can be rewarding if you end up reaching your goals and it can be frustrating if you end up getting involved in some sort of scam. Another reason for frustration comes from going on a weight loss diet plan and losing a few pounds only to gain it back a few months later.

Why does that happen? It happens when you end up restricting your calories in an effort to lose a few pounds and then your body gets use to consuming fewer calories. When that happens, your body slows down its metabolism to compensate for getting less food and starts storing fat. Now that you have a slower metabolism and you go off such a diet, you will then start gaining weight back because you have less muscle to bur the fat that you are gaining back.

People like this, go on a low calorie diet once again and the same metabolic slow down occurs again. This is the classic yo-yo diet syndrome and why people end up gaining back even more weight each time they go off their diet. Not a good situation.

What’s the solution? The solution to dieting is to find a diet and lifestyle that you can live with forever and not just something to do when you need to lose several pounds. If you understand that to lose weight and do it permanently, you have to make a permanent change to the way you eat, not just a temporary one. As you have seen, that simply won’t work.

Some take the diet solution of joining a program like Jenny Craig or Weight Watchers, but there again, programs like this can end up costing a ton of money because you either have to buy expensive food from these programs or you have to pay to go to weekly meetings. One weight loss diet plan that some people are having great results with is Fat Loss 4 Idiots. It is an ebook and online meal plan creator for only a one time cost of I think it’s around $68.

The best thing to do is to find a diet book, ebook or some sort of program that you can join or buy and then follow it by buying the food you need from the store and doing things on your own. Sometimes obviously it is necessary to be coached by someone or have the support of your peers. The best thing to do in this situation is to get together with a group of friends and share recipes, talk about the plans you are on and help keep each other accountable. This is a lot less expensive way to lose weight than some of the other plans or scammy pills such as all the Acai Berry scams that you see around today.

Dieting is a lot easier and less expensive that many make it out to be. Do your research and find the weight loss diet plan that will work best for you.

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