According to researchers, only about one in every six Americans who have ever been overweight loses weight and maintains that loss. And while that number is larger than most weight loss clinical trials report, most Americans are still unable to lose weight and keep it off.
Whether it’s a celebrity or our closest friend, it seems that someone’s always raving about this or that new diet. We know it’s probably just like all the others we’ve tried in the past, but we can’t help but ask ourselves, “What if this diet is different? What if this one works?” The problem is that in general, diets don’t work, but the good news is it’s not your fault. Here’s why.