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Top 5 Most Popular Diet Programs Reviewed


There are many subscriber programs available both onlineand in the real world for dieters. In order to help choose one orjust learn more about them in order to help round out your daily life and coordinate your activities, foods - - i.e. perfect diet lifestyle, here are some of the membership programsavailable.

South Beach Diet - Online at www.southbeachdiet.com , theSouth Beach Diet , developed by a cardiologist named Dr. Arthur Agatston, boasts being not about low-fat or low-carb. Butrather they teach you about the right carbs and the right fats. Subscribers receive daily tips, recipes, guidance from Dr. Agatston, tips to stay on track, and tools to track your dietary goals, weight and progress track, and programphase. They also receive nutritional tools and a meal planner and scheduler to log daily meals and plan for meals up to aweek ahead.

A handy online Shopping List Generator is also availablefor members for quickly and automatically creating andprinting out lists. And message boards and a journal are also handysubscriber tools. Through posts, dieters and share recipes,motivation, advice, success and failure stories and support oneanother. And they can journal via online progress diary entries andread how their fellow members are doing.

eDiets - Online at www.ediets.com , eDiets offers a widerange of dietary planning by combining well known company program options (like Atkins and Slim Fast) and others- includingtheir own - and personalizing the delivered end product or comprehensive diet plans right to you. They feature email, ezine news, helpful articles, recipes, menus and tips. eDiets also offers options. You can add an online personal trainer package with community boards, customizable fitness planning, live support, mentors, chats and experts to helpyou along.

The virtual trainer shows step-by-step exercise routines so that you can watch on your computer screen and thencopy the movements in the privacy of your own home or office. Andthe package can be tailored personal fitness goals, healthissues and exercise preferences. You can also opt to add an online anytime-meetings 24/7 package with reviews of the latest nutritional products on the market. Or you can opt to add a recipe club package with over 2,000 recipes, grocery listaids, recipe finder and other dietary planning solutions. Mix and match, upgrade or downgrade options at any time.They focus on offering a combined health, nutritional andlifestyle for helping with the perfect diet plan.

Atkins - Atkins offers a paid subscription program,customized through eDiets.com above. And they offer a no-cost versionwith less features through their website at https://atkins.com/myatkins/index.html . Their freeversion features a personal journaling section, recipe box,shopping list and file cabinet. Set health and fitness goals in your journal and monitor your progress. Have a handy place tokeep your recipes. As you need to buy ingredients, simply clickand add them to your shopping list. Save favorite tips,articles, Atkins information and more in their file cabinet area.

Slimfast - Similar to Atkins, Slimfast offers a paidsubscription program that is customized through eDiets.com. And theyoffer a no-cost version through their website at http://www.slim-fast.com/membership.asp . Some of thegoodies offered for free membership are individualized meal plans, personalized fitness program, food & exercise journals,weight charts, automatic notification of promotion & couponoffers, shopping lists, buddy program, "Ask a Dietitian," livechats, success stories, a ergular newsletter and a Body MassIndex (BMI) calculator that uses height and body weight factors.

Weight Watchers - Online at www.weightwatchers.com , Weight Watchers offers a few choices. They have a coupledifferent food plans; monitor points or simply go with food choices. Thenopt for a real-world membership with weekly meetings where youlearn about healthy food choices and activities, hearinspirational leaders/ speakers, pick up tips and program information,recipes and menus and have confidential weigh-ins. How meetingswork is that you attend once a week for about an hour from a hugelist hosted all over. You pay a small fee when you attend(beginning around $9 - $10 per week with special packages / plansavailable, depending upon the area). Find a meeting place online byentering your zip code or call 800-282-8908 (24/7).

Or opt for cyber-planning with Weight Watchers onlinetools. For a little less money per month, around $5 per week, youget recipe and meal ideas in a click, a points tracker andcalendar, progress charts, restaurant guide and other resources. And connect with their online community 24/7 instead ofdriving around town juggling meetings in your schedule.

In conclusion, arriving at the Perfect Diet may be noquick, simple task in today's world of fast-paced living. Butthere sure are many helpful planning solutions available to fitevery budget both online and in the real world. And by choosingfoods to help with our individual health issues and concerns, and reaching out for support, information and dietary planningwhen needed, not one of us has to "go it" alone.

Tony Newton publishes the popular health and wellnesswebsite - http://www.1st-for-health.comWith lots of informative articles on low carb diets,hair loss, arthritis pain relief, obesity and lots more.


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