More than 69% of Americans say theyâ€™re less likely to try a fad diet compared to five years ago, according to a new national survey released by the nonprofit group America on the Move.
Many Americans Fed Up with Fad Diets
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Dr. Diet weighs in:
Have Americans really lost their appetite for fad diets that promise to melt the pounds away? Maybe so â€" according to this survey.
Many of my patients tell me how rich they would be if they hadnâ€™t wasted so much money on silly, quick-fix diets. Choosing the healthy lifestyle weight loss route is the smart way to lose weight and keep it off.
The Premium program here on diet.com is a healthy lifestyle weight management program that is geared toward helping you shape your habits into ones that are healthier. Rather than having to completely overhaul your lifestyle, you learn small things you can do that can have a big impact on your weight and health.
Now is the time to stop wasting money on fad diets. Instead, start today on your road toward a healthier you by making some simple changes in your lifestyle. Here are 3 to help you get started:
--Take the stairs instead of the elevator at work and start parking your car farther away.
--Keep a fruit-filled bowl on your kitchen counter at home and each morning toss a piece of fruit in your purse or briefcase before running out the door.
--Use the diet.com tracker to track your daily food intake. People who track their intake lose more weight than people who donâ€™t.