Monday, March 12, 2007
Diets Don’t Work!
That’s right, diets don’t work! Why?
Tell me something, how many diets have you been on in your life? Are
you on one now? Have you achieved and maintained your ideal weight yet?
More importantly, what happens when you stop your diet?
Gosh, imagine being on a diet for the rest of your life! It gives me
the screaming heebie-jeebies just thinking about it!
A diet doesn’t work because they always have an end. You’re always on a
diet for a few weeks, a couple of months, or before that party, wedding
or diet. When a diet ends, you go back to eating the same old food you
ate before, and guess what? Your weight goes up again.
The permanent solution to your weight programs is to start a healthy
This is not a scary concept and doesn’t involve a lifetime of lettuce
leaves. It involves listening to your body and giving it food that it
wants and that is best for it. It doesn’t mean denying yourself food and
pleasure. It means you choose what food you are going to eat. It means
you take responsibility for what you shovel into your body.
You can choose to eat chocolate, or you can choose not to. You can
choose to eat a lovely salad, or you can choose not to.
Choosing the food you eat puts you in control of yourself. When you are
on a diet you are far too busy suffering and saying, “I can’t have
that”, “I mustn’t have that”, or “I’m not allowed that” to be in control of
Take control of your life, get off your diet, and choose what you eat.
You’ll discover a permanent solution to your weight problems through
this responsible attitude and find you enjoy life more.