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Thinking about going on a weight loss program? With so many programs out there, it can be a challenge trying to pick the one that’s right for you. Not all programs are created equal. Most programs will help you lose weight, but the best ones will help you keep the weight off. While weight loss programs can provide the support you might be looking for, they aren’t regulated in Canada. So it’s up to you to do some homework.
The program you choose should encourage you to lose weight the healthy way:
A weight loss program may be unrealistic if it:
Any of these red flags could mean that the program doesn’t have your best interest in mind, isn’t safe and/or won’t give you long-term success. Read more about other “red flags” to watch out for.
You are more likely to be successful with a weight loss program if it fits into your regular routine.
Need help figuring out what weight loss plan will work best for you? Call an EatRight Ontario Registered Dietitian at 1-877-510-510-2 or send an email.
You may also want to think about seeing a consulting dietitian in private practice. Your work insurance policy may cover the cost of these services. An Eatright Ontario Registered Dietitian can help you find a dietitian in your area.
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