What's Your Diet Type?: Use the Power of Your Personality to Discover Your Best Way to Lose Weight
Heather K. Jones
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End the cycle of unsuccessful dieting and get in touch with an eating plan that works for you.
Do you know what’s keeping you from attaining–and maintaining–your ideal weight? It's not your metabolism, your genes, or your love of pasta. The truth is, you simply can’t succeed at a weight loss approach if your own personality does not “sync up” with it. And while you can’t change your personality, you can change your weight loss strategy.
How? Find your Diet Type.
With a short, simple Quiz based on the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® (MBTI®), the world’s most trusted and widely used personality type assessment, you can match your personality to one or more of the four Diet Types: the Diet Planner, Diet Player, the Diet Feeler, and the Diet Thinker. Then, learn:
• How your personality affects the way you eat and exercise
• Solutions that will work for you, including healthy eating strategies and quick tips
• The basics of nutrition and diet, featuring common calorie “pitfalls” to avoid
• How to take advantage of your personality’s unique strengths to lose weight and keep it off—for good
No matter how many diets you’ve tried, What’s Your Diet Type? will work for you. With a fresh writing style and solutions for even the busiest of women, plus recommended titles, and simple instructions on how to create your very own, custom-made eating program, What’s Your Diet Type? is your new best friend in the weight loss battle. This is the only book you will find that is useful, comprehensive, effective and also fun to read. So get off the dieting treadmill and find a diet and healthy eating solution that fits you—for life.
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a weight problem. Then it’s highly likely she’s developed some rather unhealthy habits, like eating while watching TV or skipping breakfast. Diet Planners are predisposed to routine so they automatically want to continue their habits—good or bad. Diet Planners also tend to have a pessimistic view toward their weight troubles (see “Pessimistic About Outcome,” below), and, combined with a need for consistency, many Diet Planners will make weight loss failure a habit just so they can keep things
advantage of your superior organizational skills and your uncanny ability to schedule and manage your life efficiently. Remember, this strategy starts with you—not with a diet. That means that you will enjoy eating well and exercising, because you will be acting according to a plan with clearly defined rules, and tracking your progress will help keep you motivated. And by drawing on your inborn Diet Planner strengths you’ll not only lose weight, you’ll learn how to keep it off! So let’s get
altogether. After all, what’s a life without a little indulgence? Pick Your Pleasures—From time to time it’s good to give yourself a break and just eat, drink and be merry. Since you live life as it comes, you may not be able to plan these times, but as long as you don’t feast more than once a week, it’s A-OK to occasionally spoil yourself. It’s a lot easier to be “better some of the time,” than “perfect all of the time.” 3-Your Activity Strategy Exercise and activity means ladies with
and money means “doing it all” is impossible, because Diet Feelers believe in possibility, they will always try to find a way. Even worse, when they are unable to help they can suffer tremendous guilt and remorse, convinced that somehow, some way, they could have done more. Emotional Eating “I try to listen to my body, to what it wants, but my emotions just get in the way. If I’m having a down day or angry at someone, food makes it better—even if I’m not hungry. It’s like my head says
this? If you drink plenty of water and eat your foods instead of drinking them, you have a great start at making sure the beverages you consume are not adding to your waistline. But now it’s time to concentrate on what you eat. This may be where many women begin to fear deprivation and restriction. “Oh, no!” you may think, “Now’s the time when I have to cut out all the foods I love!” Right? Wrong! Think “abundance” instead of “restriction.” Abundance of nutrient-rich foods that is… and