Written on: 03/09/2009
I did lighter life 2 years ago and lost 7.5 stone in 8 months. And feel really great. I have put on 1/2 stone since due to my holidays over the last few months but eating normally and its coming off again. It is expensive £66 a week but I had tried so many diets and spent so much money on other diets. I do believe that all diets have their own merits and it is best to find the one that works for you as we are all different. I did have one side effect my hair became very thin after I finished... (read more)
Written on: 31/08/2009
Lighterlife was great to experience being thin for once in my life, BUT the after effects are more damaging. Reality = rapid weight gain when started eating normal food, chronic problems with pain in my digestive system, overactive bowel movemements. And this is 2 years after ditching the diet.
To anyone wanting to enrol in Lighterlife please consider the reatilty Save your money....
After asking around I have found that my experiences of problems after Lighterlife is quite common, I have... (read more)
Written on: 29/07/2009
Brilliant. I've lost weight quickly, painlessly and have learnt loads through LighterLife. (read more)
Written on: 16/07/2009
Hi ,i did lighterlife 2 years ago lost 4 stone in 4 mths,found it very easy
i was 15 st ,i didnt get all the weight off i wanted,but got down to a size 12 from a 24,so was happy,i did not finish maintaince programme.
i put on 1 stone quite quick,tried to diet to get it off again,without sucess,so here i am 2yrs later back up to 15 st,i think its good for a quick w/loss but goes back on at an alarming rate onece you start eating again,i know you have to be careful what you eat,but it makes... (read more)
Written on: 07/07/2009 by Johnny English (2 reviews written)
I'm just about to start week ten on LighterLife, my last week, and I've lost just over 4 stone, just in time for my holiday.
It really has been worth the "effort", it's been a little tedious at times, and I've found the weekends to be the most challenging, especially with the smell of all the summer bbq's wafting around, but if you're determined enough you can do it - if I can, anybody can!
To be honest I'm finding the thought of the last week to be the most difficult, I... (read more)
Written on: 08/06/2009 by Johnny English (2 reviews written)
I've been on the Lighter Life diet for four weeks, the first week I lost an incredible 16lbs, second week 6lbs, third week 5lbs, fourth week 4lbs.
Losing 2 stone 3lbs in just 4 weeks, I think this diet (if you stick to it) speaks for itself.
Although the weight loss has gradually declined, I've now decided to introduce some exercise, on the advice of a friend who has lost an amazing 8 stone on this diet, he said that he found the same decline over the weeks, but by introducing exercise he did... (read more)
Written on: 28/05/2009 by Economist4Justice (2 reviews written)
I write this review from the point of view of a behavioural-economist. It is my job to draw together insights from the cognitive sciences and economics to examine what makes people tick and why they do the things they do. My partner recently went on the lighterlife diet after her sister was diagnosed with diabetes, and in helping her get through the first fortnight, I have used insights from my work and applied them to this diet and its effects.
First of all, it is vital to break the rules.... (read more)
Written on: 07/05/2009 by suzan8 (1 review written)
i have joined lighter life for one month now i have lost a dissapointing 8lb i cheated so only me to blame my counsellor is not very supportive when you lose a little she is all judge mental and when you lose alot she is well done!!!!! (read more)
Written on: 20/04/2009
I completed LighterLife foundation September 2008, lost 3 stone and dropped from BMI 33 to BMI 27. Maintained weight loss until Christmas 2008, when I began to introduce 'trigger' foods - bread & chocolate, in small quantities. February 2008 I had re-gained 9 lb, so re-joined a LL development group....all attendees had re gained large amounts of weight in a short space of time! The counsellor was new to me, she had a punitive approach and promoted the importance of abstinence, almost... (read more)
Written on: 20/04/2009 by khadijah (1 review written)
ive been on the lighter life programme for 18days now and as at the end of the 2nd week i had lost 15pounds. It was quite hard in the beginning as i had never done anything like this before. (read more)
Written on: 07/04/2009
Ive only just started lighterLife and have struggled through the first three days feeling grumpy and tired! Its now my fourth day and I was weighed at my drop in and Ive lost three and a half pounds already, Ive only got to loose two stone so hopefully it wont be longer than a couple of months. (read more)
Written on: 25/03/2009 by mona1705 (1 review written)
I started Lighter LIfe 2.5 weeks ago and lost so far 1.5stone.
Due to my buisy workscedules, I drive a lot, this diet is brill for me, and after the first 3-4 days which arent easy , I admit, it was a doddle, as everybody started commenting on how better I looked.
With the rate I am loosing weight, I might only need another month before I start the maintanance program.
A lot of people cheat in my group, and wonder why they dont loose as much. I havent cheated once, as I understand the... (read more)
Written on: 23/03/2009 by AMY LEE (1 review written)
I love lighter life so much it has mad me so happy and feel great. i really like the porridge and mushroom soup and im only half way thoughnot to keen on the tomato soup but each to their own. fantastic x (read more)
Written on: 24/02/2009
Lighterlife is fabulous, easiest most effective diet I have ever done, and the counselling is really helpful. Only bad point is not eating when others are stuffing their faces! I would whole heartedly recommend this diet system to anyone. (read more)
Written on: 22/02/2009 by mcgowran (1 review written)
I found LighterLife to have quick results, medically supervised, official and unofficial forums to join on-line which are really supportive. Counsellor available on phone or on-line if problems. Class support great. Some of the food packs are unappetising, but you can always find something to enjoy. First few days tough, I have to travel a long way to get to a class ( sixty miles each way). Worth it though. It works really well for me. Quick results and good support. I recommend it. (read more)
Written on: 12/02/2009 by tjay (1 review written)
I'm only in my second week, but feel more confident than I have with any other program. I lost 4ib in the first 2 days and a total of 7lb in the first 7 days. I'll submit another review when i'm further along the program.
Support group is fantastic, small groups (mine is 6) it's the same six people each week so you get to know them really well and help each other along.
My counsellor is fantasic and there is also a mid wekk drop in, so you can pop along if you are struggling oe just need a... (read more)
Written on: 05/02/2009
I lost 4.5 st in 14 weeks. easy to follow, cost £66 per week for basic food packs £75 if u want water flavouring and even more if u get the savoury shakes. My counsellor didnt really know what she was talking about - i knew more as a drug and alcohol nurse! Very hard, unsympathetic attitude. Treated us like school children!
I couldnt afford to continue after foundation programme. attending wt watchers and wt coming off at a slower pace but i can "budget" my food at 5-1000 calories and... (read more)
Written on: 27/01/2009 by sarahbell (1 review written)
I recomend LighterLife to anybody who genuinly needs to lose wieght, the health risks of being over wieght are massive and my new found confidence and massive atchievment with this diet has given me the chance of proving to myself and work that I can do anything... even be promoted. I was size 26 after having my son, (I put on 7 stone being pregnant) and now im size 14 and Iv never been sexier to my husband. I dont have to be the fat best friend when I go down town with the girls anymore... (read more)
Written on: 26/01/2009 by NRG10 (1 review written)
V.fast weigh loss. Easy to follow. Group counselling is invaluable.. I've been on the programme for 11 days. I lost 11lbs in my first week. I think the counsellor you have for your group is all important; luckily my counsellor is excellent (very supportive and geninue). You have to appreciate this is not a magic wand; but simply a way to lose weigh and re-educate yourself. Thus far, just the fact I've stuck with it is very enpowering. Definitely worth a try!It does seem costly; but you have... (read more)
Written on: 17/01/2009
I loved the group counceling sessions and having lost so much weight so quickley i am really happy with myself and the lighter life progam, i have only just reached my target weight and am now starting to learn to manage my weight but i feel confident that with the support offerd by lighter life i can maintain my weight and continue to be healthy which is more than any other diet i have ever tried (read more)
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