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Thought for the Day--March 29, 2011: Learning From Old Diets

Okay, so you have tried every diet in the world. Most likely, many of them were dismal failures. But here's the thing: You can learn something important from each diet experience, even extreme diets. If nothing else, sensible dieting does teach you about proper foods and knowing the correct portions. Each diet can teach you something you didn't know before. After many attempts, including the old, old Weight Watchers and the old points WW, I have found what works for me now and what is likely to work for the long haul: PointsPlus Weight Watchers. The original Weight Watchers' diet was very strict, high on protein and low on carbs and the old points was still a bit too strict. I like to think that WW has evolved since those old days. What I have learned from other diets: The Milkshake Diet It doesn't matter which milkshake diet, the principle is the same: for one or even all meals, you don't eat food, you drink it. What does that teach you? Not much, because once you

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