Monday, 19 March 2012

Choice puts diet programs to the test

A recent article in Choice Magazine put popular weight loss programs under review, revealing alarming results. People were given ‘incorrect’, ‘misleading’ and potentially harmful advice. Some programs were restrictive and unsustainable, and others used forceful sales tactics. Experts concluded that if you want to lose weight, it is best to:

1. Speak to your GP who can refer you onto a suitable health professional
2. Consult a university trained Accredited Practising Dietitian
3. Check the credentials of any weight loss program before committing.

At Newtown Nutrition we are team of Accredited Practising Dietitians experienced in tailoring our professional advice to the individual that you are. We ensure we carry out a thorough assessment taking into account your medical history, individual circumstances and personal goals. We offer you the flexibility of seeing us as often as you need or take advantage of one of our Healthy Lifestyle Packages designed to simply save you money. Newtown Nutrition is a fad-diet free zone. We don’t offer quick fixes or magic solution, just sensible advice!
What’s your experience? Have you found commercial weight loss programs that worked for you? What do you think are the pros & cons of programs?
You can read the full Choice article here.

Author: Ines Astudillo

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