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What’s the difference between your diet and on-again-off-again diets?

When you follow the Don't Go Hungry Diet, you'll sometimes eat similarly to how you would eat if you were following a nutritionally balanced conventional diet. At other times, your Famine Reaction may be trying hard to stop you from losing more weight and you'll feel more hungry and need to eat more. While this may seem like 'going off the diet', it's very different because you continue to eat a large variety of mainly whole foods, especially vegetables and fruit, you continue to eat until you feel physically satisfied, and you continue to do regular physical activity. So, unlike going on and off conventional diets, consistently following the Don't Go Hungry Diet results in permanent weight loss.

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- Kaye Frost-Smith, Lambton, NSW