Can I follow the Don’t Go Hungry Diet in pregnancy and breastfeeding?
With your health-care provider's supervision. Because it's based on eating highly nutritious foods according to your physical needs, this method helps to ensure you get exactly the right amount of energy and nutrients for you and your growing child and that you only gain as much fat as you need. Moreover, if you continue to follow this program after your baby is born, you will gradually lose weight and will soon start feeling like a slim, fit and gorgeous new Mum.
What our readers say...
"Dear Dr Amanda, I heard your interview on the Margaret Throsby show late last year (2008) and I was convinced that you had finally uncovered the secret. However, it has been so slow a process for me that I have wondered if I were the exception that proves the rule. I realized that I often ate when not hungry and did not get enough steps in my days. I have grown to listen to and trust by body, and do my best with the steps, working on an average for a week. In the five months since November I have lost 2 kilograms and I believe that these will stay off. I believe I need to lose about 8 kilos. But as I put the weight on in small 1/4 kilo increments, this must be the healthy way take it off. I am 56 and thought that perhaps the middle age spread was my destiny, as I believed that I ate well and went to the gym regularly but without losing anything. I have recommended your method, book and website to many even though I was a little concerned that I was not actually losing. I work as an academic, so value both the research and evidence based approach, and the guilt free philosophy. Well done! And thank you. "