Won't I gain weight if I eat what, when and however much I want?
If you've followed restrictive diets in the past, the freedom of the Don't Go Hungry Diet can seem a little overwhelming at first. However, although some people temporarily gain a little weight at the start of this program, most people simply don't. So many women who've struggled with binge-eating, myself included, have found that giving themselves permission to eat in the way they feel like eating has enabled them to finally stop bingeing and lose weight permanently.
What the experts say...
"Dr Amanda, Long time no write/hear. A lot has happened diet-wise since we last communicated. I have LEARNED. Never before have I dieted *for life*. Diets for me in the past have always been a means to an end. Your book has taught me many things. Mainly that a diet and the way we eat is a permanent thing, and secondly HOW to listen to my body when it's hungry and when it's full. At the beginning of this process my immediate goal was to quickly lose weight. This has evolved into a desire to lose weight, but at my body's pace. As a result, I am continuing to lose weight, but I've removed the time frame. My *long term* target is 80 kg, and in time, I believe I will achieve this. Once again, I thank you for your wise and sensible advice from one of the best books on the subject in print! Matthew P.S. Attached is my progress, kept updated since my last contact. I have now lost 11.5 kilos since I started your program nine months ago. "