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Fad Diets

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Jessica Sun
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Fad Diets

No one is happy with their body and there is always something that they would like to tone up or slim down. People in America spend millions of dollars on weight loss programs. Fad diets are different ways of eating a sort of way to be healthier or to lose weight. There are tons of fad diets out there whether low-carbohydrates, low-calorie, or low-fat. Some people would actually lose weight with one of these diets or people would just stick with it for a few weeks, get tired of it, and go back to their normal eating habits. There must be a really good diet out there that can lead to a permanent weight loss.
The aim for Weight Watchers is weight loss. I have heard good results with using weight watchers and apparently a person can lose up to two pounds a week. A weight watchers points plus program recently started in 2010 and it assigns every food a points value, based on its protein, carbohydrate, fat, fiber, calories, and how hard someone works out to work it off (Weight Watchers Diet). Basically, a person can eat whatever he/she wants based on gender, weight, height, and age. They would give you different menu’s weekly for a typical meal with point values for breakfast, lunch and dinner. For example, eating fruits and vegetables carry zero points, so one can eat as many as they want because they are high in fiber and very filling. Weight watchers is an easy step by step online weight loss plan that a person can manage on their own time and pace. The entire process is based on points and the more weight a person loses, the less points they have because it is being shown that they are eating healthier with including veggies, meat and dairy products, so they are losing weight and of course the person must always keep in track what foods they eat each day (Weight Watchers Diet). On the weight watchers website, they also have different types of topics and advice on what to eat on a daily...


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