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 the 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.