The Weigh-Less Lifestyle Eating Plan is high in fibre, contains a high percentage of carbohydrates and is low in fat.
Such an eating plan play an important role in the prevention of many diseases such as certain cancers, hypertension, and adult-onset diabetes mellitus.
Many patients are referred to Weigh-Less by medical professionals in recognition of the fact that the Weigh-Less Lifestyle Eating Plan is a healthy way of losing weight. It has thus been endorsed by the South African Heart Foundation since 1986.
The Bioenergetics of Exercise Unit, at the University of Cape Town Medical School, works closely with the Weigh-Less team to ensure that all products and programs are scientifically valid.
The Weigh-Less Lifestyle Eating Plan is moderately kilojoule reduced (it is not a very low calorie eating plan) to ensure a more moderate, but steady weight loss. Most medical authorities do not advocate a rapid weight loss.
The Weigh-Less Lifestyle Eating Plan is nutritionally well-balanced – in other words by following this program correctly, the member’s needs for nutrients such as protein, carbohydrates, fibre, vitamins and minerals will be met.
The Weigh-Less Lifestyle Eating Plan is flexible – and can be adjusted to a member’s lifestyle, food preferences and budget.