Diet Meal Delivery Vs Traditional Diets – 3 Signs Diet Delivery Will Help You Lose Weight

May 10, 2007 by  
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By Vienna Miller

Diet meal delivery is one of the fastest growing trends in the dieting industry today. Diet Delivery services prepare meals for you according to your preferences and then deliver them to your door. Many people find it’s much easier to lose weight using a diet delivery service versus going on a traditional diet. And studies are proving this:

In a recent study done by Brown University, people trying to lose weight by eating prepared meals lost an average of 31% more weight than those who made their own meals.

So is diet delivery the right choice for you? Here are 3 signs that diet meal delivery may help you lose weight faster and easier than a traditional diet:

1) You’ve Had Trouble Losing Weight in the Past With Traditional Diets

Many people would love to lose weight with a diet like the Zone or Atkins but they just can’t seem to do it. Lack of time, too much trouble buying and preparing the food – whatever the reason, it can simply be too much work – especially for those with crazy schedules.

Plus some diets can be extremely complex (10 years ago, who had ever heard of the glycemic index?). So preparing the proper food or even planning your meals can take time and effort that you would rather spend elsewhere.

If you’ve found that you’ve had trouble losing weight in the past with a traditional do-it-yourself diet, then weight loss meal delivery might be perfect for you.

Everything’s done for you. The meals are often dietitian approved and chef-prepared so they taste amazing. All you do is heat for and eat – and of course lose weight.

2) You’re Always On The Go & Don’t Have Time To Watch What You Eat

If you’re the kind of person who doesn’t have time to take a break much less prepare a meal, diet meal delivery is a convenient option. It saves you time and helps you stay slim, healthy and on top of your game.

Life is hectic and getting busier. While we may get a lot done when we’re always on the go, the downside is we tend to grab what’s most available: fast food and junk. This kind of food piles on the pounds, damages our health and can actually slow you down, making you feel heavy and depressed.

Diet meal delivery can be a convenient way to lose weight, radically take care of yourself by eathing healthy food and save time into the bargain. You can maintain your on-the-go lifestyle while keeping the kind of body (and health) you want.

3) You Often Break Your Diet Because You Feel Deprived

Deprivation is the diet-killer. There’s nothing worse than being on a diet when your friend or significant other decides to dive into a hot fudge brownie sundae right in front of you. That sense of deprivation rears its ugly head and the next thing you know – to heck with the diet – you’re face down in a tub of Ben and Jerry’s.

The worst thing about dieting is feeling that nagging sense of deprivation. Cardboard-tasting food will only cut it for so long, even for the most disciplined person.

If you often break your diet because you feel deprived – or if you’ve given up dieting because of it, consider diet meal delivery.

For around $25 a day (sometimes less), you can get chef-prepared gourmet meals delivered to your door. This kind of luxury service is guaranteed to make you feel pampered, special and stave off those feelings of deprivation. It can actually speed you towards your goal.

If you fall into 1 or even all 3 of the above categories, diet food delivery might help you lose weight faster and easier than a traditional diet.

Why else does diet delivery work well for so many people? Here are some quick facts:

1) Everything is done for you: You don’t have to count calories, carbs, fat grams, portion sizes – nothing.

With all the work done by dietitians and weight loss experts, you can rest assured that you WILL lose weight. In fact most diet delivery clients lose 2-4 pounds a week.

2) Meals are delicious and varied: Many times people give up on their diets because they food is so repetitive and boring.

Most weight loss meal delivery services change their menus frequently or even allow you to select from a variety of options. So you don’t get bored while you lose the weight.

3) Delivered meals give you a proper sense of portion size. One of the great things about a diet delivery service is that it re-teaches you the correct amount of food you need to lose weight.

With fast food and restaurant portion sizes out of control, it’s hard to know how much to eat anymore.

Diet delivery services can get you back on track and teach you about proper portion size so even when you’re eating on your own you can maintain your weight loss.

Bottom Line?

Weight loss meal delivery aims to make weight loss easy, convenient and simple. In this super-fast world we’re expected to work hard, take care of the kids, pay the bills, clean the house, entertain guests and more – all while looking slim doing it.

A diet delivery service can give you the edge. It can help you lose weight, stay healthy, maintain your figure and your sanity.

Vienna Miller writes for Diet Meal Delivery – a website offering in-depth reviews and ratings of Diet Delivery services.

For more information including which services offer free meals and deliver to your area, visit

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One Response to “Diet Meal Delivery Vs Traditional Diets – 3 Signs Diet Delivery Will Help You Lose Weight”
  1. Kathy Mead says:

    yes, i agree with you and why we choose diet delivery because we can control ourself by this method.

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