We researched just about every online weight loss program available, picked them apart, and delivered you the insider, no-nonsense, flat belly truths about the best ones.
PHOENIX, April 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Member Authority set out to find the best online diet programs to achieve three goals: lose weight fast, keep the pounds off, and keep your body healthy in the process. We ranked each program based on those same three factors, plus filled you in on a few other unexpected results.
Here's what we found:
Jenny Craig - Overall: 6.7 / 10
Short-term: 7.4, Long-term: 3.9, Healthiness: 8.7
The diet started out fairly effective for the first two to three weeks for most participants. However, it is suspected that most of the initial weight lost was due to water weight, which is temporary. The long-term effectiveness for participants was drastically reduced, often resulting in stopping early. Participants did feel the food was healthy enough, however the monotony and expense of having to buy their food was often a complaint. Visit: http://www.jennycraig.com
The Deceptive Diet - Overall: 9.1 / 10
Short-term: 8.9, Long-term: 9.6, Healthiness: 8.8
The Deceptive Diet started burning fat on the first day and didn't let up. There was extremely consistent feedback from participants - the diet works. This unexpected winner focuses on boosting your metabolism to lose the weight for you, so the pounds keep coming off over time. During this weight loss program participants reported feeling healthier, livelier, and more energetic than ever. Visit: http://www.deceptivediet.com
South Beach Diet - Overall: 7.3 / 10
Short-term: 6.9, Long-term: 8.6, Healthiness: 5.7
This well-known diet worked out fairly well with participants while they stayed on the plan; however there were reported weight-gain problems for those that stopped dieting. The plan's apparent low-carb approach reportedly decreased participants' metabolic rates. When someone inevitably stopped the diet there was a very poor transition plan to keep the weight off. That problem surfaced in the results to explain the low rating on the 'healthiness' factor. Visit: http://www.southbeachdiet.com
Nutrisystem - Overall: 5.4 / 10
Short-term: 6.1, Long-term: 2.8, Healthiness: 7.2
The program's overall effectiveness was above average versus many other online diet programs, but it still lacked substance for short-term and long-term weight loss. Participants felt fairly satisfied upfront in the program, but had a cliff-like drop off after only a few weeks. Keeping the fat from creeping back on the body seemed to be a recurring problem that greatly hindered overall performance. Visit: http://www.nutrisystem.com
The most notable surprise in our participant results was the Deceptive Diet.
We were skeptical at first, but the results spoke louder than any skepticism. And the tallied results show the Deceptive Diet achieved the highest participant rating.
Focusing solely on stabilizing and increasing each person's metabolism paid off. They call it 'deceiving' your metabolism while keeping your body healthy. In the end, the participants obviously agreed, it keeps your body burning fat day and night.
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