A low-calorie diet is the gold standard for weight loss!

All diets work in the same way, by setting up a calorie deficit. Whether you're counting calories, points, exchanges, or something else, a low-calorie diet is essential for success.

Here, you'll find a variety of posts, articles, and in-depth guides that deal with the physical aspects of a low-calorie diet:
  • specific information on individual diet programs
  • general overviews of the low-calorie options available today
  • diet reviews and comparisons of weight-loss plans I've tried
  • tips and advice on how to make your low-calorie diet work better
  • information on breaking through a weight-loss stall or plateau
  • advice on how to tweak your diet plan to work better
Low-calorie diet plans are only the foundation on which you create your own personalized lifestyle. They are not rigid rules that can't be bent to work better. Here, you'll find everything you need to know to take charge of your health and reach your weight-loss goals.


Why Did the Kimkims Diet Work Better Than Atkins? - Low-carb diets were designed to work for those with severe insulin resistance, but only 1 in 3 overweight individuals have insulin resistance. This article compares Kimkims to Atkins and shows why Kimkins (low-calorie, low-carb) worked better than a low-carb, high-fat diet.

Why is the South Beach Diet Not Working? - The South Beach Diet book encourages you to return carbs to your diet once you move into Phase 2. This guide teaches you how to do that and still keep the pounds coming off.

My Experience With the HCG Diet - This is a short article that shares a bit of background and information about the HCG Diet, as well as my personal results after following it for 6 weeks. Homeopathic drops are no longer legal, however.

The Best Way to Lose Weight Dogma - This is a short rant about how dieting groups have segregated themselves into something similar to religion. None are following their diet of choice, as written, but all point fingers at the others.

What Can We Learn From Dr. Atkins Basic Method? - I did a lot of in-depth research into various low-calorie diets and discovered that their followers were similar to low-carb dieters. Individuality and tweaking a diet to fit your needs is seriously frowned on by the greater majority.

Low-Calorie Diet Plans

Built's Do-It-Yourself Diet - If you're struggling to make a low-calorie diet work for you, this diet plan offers the best way to make those comfort foods you're missing a part of your weight-loss plan. With adequate protein and fats, you design a personalized plan that's filled with your favorite foods. You'll never feel deprived again!