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24 Feb 2004

The Diet everyone is Talking about
My sister has gone on this diet called "The Diet Everyone is talking about" and lost 4.5kg and 6cm in the first week.
I have read the pamphlet and I am very tempted to try this diet. It is expensive but I need to lose weight!! - about 20kg! I have young children and it will be expensive having to buy two lots of foodstuffs for 10 weeks.
Would this diet work for someone who has a low metabolism or should I take the longer route and stick to your Slimming Diet?
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DietDoc
DietDoc

01 Jan 0001

Dear Nina
This is another one of those high-protein diets and if you read through the Archives you will notice that I am NOT in favour of them because of the high protein and fat contents of such diets. Awhile ago another Reader wrote a message telling me that she had to have a gallbladder operation after going on such a high-protein, high-fat diet - see if you can find the contribution. It is a more balanced and prudent option to use a low-fat, high-fibre diet such as the one on this Website. You will also not have to spend lots of money as most of the foods are not expensive and the whole family will benefit from eating less fat and more fibre. If your metabolism needs a boost, then start doing regular exercise (run, walk, swim, cycle, skip - anything to get active without spending much money - or ask Fitness Doc for a home workout).
Best regards
DietDoc
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