Have you tried diet after diet in an attempt to find the best one that really works for you? Which diet should you adopt and will it give you the results that you want?

Stop choosing to adopt weight-loss diets because they have worked for others. Everybody is different, from our bodies to our food preferences. We even have a different amount of time on hand daily to engage in an exercise programme. Our lifestyles, energy requirements as well as possible medical conditions from which we may be suffering, may all vary too.

Instead of being tempted to adopt a diet that has worked for others, create one that will work just for you! Your diet plan should meet your specific needs whilst taking into account your medical history.

Consult a professional

Always consult a dietitian if you require assistance in putting a diet plan together. In addition, you should always check with your doctor before making any drastic changes to your diet. This is especially if you are under medication or suffer from any medical condition that has an effect on your diet.

Similarly, consult with your doctor before starting any new exercise regime or making intense changes to your current one if you suffer from any medical conditions or for some reason are required not to place your body or yourself under any form of stress or strain.

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Get a physical trainer

If you do not know where to start or how to put a suitable workout routine together for yourself, seek the assistance of a physical trainer. There may be many available at your local gym.

While All4Women endeavours to ensure health articles are based on scientific research, health articles should not be considered as a replacement for professional medical advice. Should you have concerns related to this content, it is advised that you discuss them with your personal healthcare provider.