Yup, I said it, they just don't work. Now, why would I, as someone who is studying over 100 different types of diets, say that diets don't work? Don't worry, I'll explain, and at the end of it all, I'll give you four ways to achieve your health goals! ;)
So to begin, the statistics show that 95% of people who do a diet for a given period of time, gain back the weight they lost within 5 years or less.
I suppose you could say they work temporarily, but not long term.
Sounds like a dumb question, I know. But have you ever really thought about it? I honestly can't say I've answered that question for myself more than a handful of times... and three of those times being a result of this blog!
I was reading a book the other day, and the auther, Jeff Olson, was talking about how our daily habits define our life. He used health as an example. He said,
"Our entire health crisis is nothing but one set of little [unhealthy] decisions, made daily and compounded dail...