Why Do People Fail with Most Diets?
The title of this article is a bit tricky. It really is. How come? If we're going to be completely honest with ourselves, most diet programs currently on the market work.
....but for how long? Anyone who has been on any kind of diet and followed the rules of the diet, has experienced some short term success. Whether it's a month, three, six or even a year. But, what happens after that period of success?
There is no mistake that the diet industry is a multi-billion dollar industry. Over the past twenty years, the diet industry has tripled its gross annual income to approximately $60 billion. All different diets come with a host of different promises.
So, what is the real issue with diets?
Let's take a look at the first three letters in diet...DIE. This is what happens with all diets. They eventually die. They are not sustainable. So you, the individual on the diet does not fail, although diets can set you up to feel like a failure. Diets fail YOU!
Many diets are calorie restrictive, may cut out important food groups and nutrients or can leave you feeling deprived. This can lead to binge eating and other food cravings. Not only that, diets are made for the masses. They are not individualized and they do not understand you or your body's unique needs.
Unfortunately, when people go on diet after diet, they tend to keep chasing the "magic" diet. The one with latest new promises of guaranteed weight loss or the latest pill or supplement. In addition, many people focus on short-term goals. Perhaps, they have an upcoming reunion, wedding, vacation or a job interview to look their best for, so they go on a diet, they lose weight, and guess what happens next? That's right. Just as morning follows night, all that weight comes back. I'm not talking about some, I'm talking about all.
Given enough time, diets fail.
Let me share the key factors to focus on for long term weight loss success. Sustainability and root causes. If you go on a diet and you don't focus on these factors, your diet is going to fail.
Sooner or later, life will catch up to you. Old eating patterns and habits, stress at your job or at home, or a change in your lifestyle. These will all come rushing back and guess what happens?
All the weight that you lost in the early or middle stages of your diet come back. To make matters worse and add insult to injury, you end up gaining more weight than when you originally started.
This is why many people who go on one diet find themselves in a vicious cycle of perpetual dieting. They blame themselves, can't understand why it's now harder to lose weight than before and why they gained even more weight back. I hear this frustration so often from my clients.
Sustainability and Root Causes is the Key to Weight Loss Success
You have to wrap your mind around the concept of sustainability and root causes. Why would anyone go through all the hassle and effort of losing weight only to gain it back? Sometimes it only takes a change in your schedule or some minor change in your lifestyle and all that weight comes back. Sustainability and understanding the root causes to your weight gain is key.
Your Personal Plan
There is good news. If you are sick and tired of going from one diet to another with few sustainable results, you can learn how to tap into your personal life long weight loss success.
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This framework will enable you to take a program designed specifically for you and help you reach your weight loss goals and keep the weight off for good. We are not all the same and we should not all have the same approach to weight loss or any other health goals.
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To your health & happiness,