Let''s Analyze the Figures and Information About Most Diets

So, its a new year, resolutions have been made and the most common one usually is: Im going to go on a diet to lose all this weight this year!

Well, I do not want to be the bearer of any bad news but folks the figures and information about most diets are well known and discouraging!

Heres one.

ONLY one-third of the patients who lose weight through the program at the Johns Hopkins Weight Management Center manage to keep at least half of it off for more than one yearand those figures reflect what is considered to be a relatively successful outcome in the weight-management field.

One third

So, why is it that only 33.33% of these people- who must have paid good money and invested a lot of time-came out successful with the program or diet?

Well, when one really analyzes the figures and information about most diets out there, it becomes obvious that perhaps the reason for the common failures with diets for weight loss might be that

-Most people do not give an adequate analysis and research on claims of so-called' diet before signing on to do it.

-Most people give in to cravings on the diets due to inadequate preparation and support.

-The use of adequate exercise is not sufficiently involved to complement the effects of most diets.

Friends, lets try to stay real when setting goals and assessing your current state.

Every attempt should be made to avoid obsession with dieting and losing weight which may add to unnecessary pressure to stay slim or thineven at the expense of logic and health.

Heres why, take a look at this sample of figures and information about most diets

# 91% of women recently surveyed on a college campus had attempted to control their weight through dieting, 91% dieted "often" or "always." (Kurth et al., 1995)

# 95% of all dieters will regain their lost weight in 1-5 years. (Grodstein, 1996)

# 35% of "normal dieters" progress to pathological dieting.

# Americans spend over $40 billion on dieting and diet-related products each year. (Smolak, 1996)

By this point, it is my hope that one would have gathered the gist of avoiding a compulsive action to lose weight by jumping on the newest band-wagon about dieting.

As good an idea as dieting to lose weight might be, healing and cleansing should be the focal point of any diet, not necessarily starving and harming the body.

Heres improving and improved health.

Foras Aje is an independent researcher and co-founder of BodyHealthSoul LLC. Stop by His Healthy Solutions for Weight Loss Blog today for more information on the statistics about dieting

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