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A new You.
I, like most, have tried many diets with mixed results. TWD is different. It's phased approach to food groups, portions and nutritious options introduced me to a weight loss, while feeling energetic and healthy. I give it my highest recommendation.
Great well balanced eating plan
Great well balanced eating plan, ate more food than I think I ever have & managed to loose weight. It’s more a way of life than a diet. Very happy with it.
Best of the lot!
I was surprised about how much I could eat and still lose weight! Easy recipes that work and the shopping list with options to swap recipes is so easy to use - priceless!
I am in my 50's and have found this plan great. I found the plan easy to follow and the whole family have had no problems joining in on the journey. I am so happy with my results and am planing to stay a member. Thanks for all the support!!
Information is the key
This program helped me to understand food groups and why protein over the day is so important. The program was a little hard to understand to start with but it is very adaptable to personal styles.
This is awesome. It’s not a diet, it’s my new way of life
The food doesn’t leave you feeling hungry, it’s not the easiest to follow when you first start, but it’s so worth reading all you can about it & sticking with it
This Diet didn't disappoint.
I started losing weight from week 1 despite the huge amounts of food I was eating, which showed me how bad my food choices have been. So this was an education which I have learned to stick to if I want to be eat well and stay in good health.
Easy to follow excellent program with numerous wholesome and tasty recopies that you would not normally think of. All in all a top program. Even the indulgences are right up there. Did not once experience and hunger pains, and thoroughly enjoyed all my meal choices.
It does what it says on diet - beware rebate underhand rules
The CSIRO Total Well Being diet did exactly what it said it would. I lost 14.9kg in 12 weeks. The diet covers what you need to do in great detail providing recipes for all the meals and even a shopping list for what you need. Although the tools provided show the calorie count of what you eat I found that I never needed to track these at all, which took much of the hassle away from dieting. Its great strength is that the food, which tastes great, keeps you feeling full. There is provision for snacks but I found I did not need them often which I ...believe accelerated the weight loss. I enjoyed reading about the mechanics of weight loss and how to live a healthy lifestyle. I thoroughly recommend this diet. If you follow the rules you will succeed. After writing the original review of the diet I discover that because I did not post the weekly photograph on the right day for 1 week I am not eligible for the refund. The photograph was taken on the weigh in day. Everything else was completed on the right days. I was on holiday and do not like the app so posted it a few days later when I was back home. Incidentally the app says the photo is optional. This seems to be to be underhand and weasel like. It appears they will go all out to keep your money.
This program worked for me
30+ COVID kg’s crept up on me overnight when I needed to put on something other than track pants and couldn’t do up the buttons on my shirt or the zip on my trousers!!!
The chance of a refund of the program price sealed the deal. The questionnaire you do told me I was a ‘foodie’ and needed flavours. The meal plan certainly had them, some prep is required but I’m a ‘mere male’ and managed. Lost over 16kg in 12 weeks, ‘kaching’ money in the bank! Now for phase 2 and reaching the goal of my high school weight last century!
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Deceptive and falsely advertised with terrible customer service
Program does not live up to expectations at all. Apparent integration with devices doesn't actually influence the diet, so if trying to improve both exercise and diet, this is program is useless. And the follow up customer service is horrendous.
Easiest Diet Ever
I went on the 12 week program and lost 9.4kg. I liked the fact you could eat your own food. The recipes were easy to follow and delicious and it was easy to just eat your own food and follow the guidelines. I would highly recommend this diet.
50+ and Post Menopause ....... Not fun
Between Menopause and Lockdowns I piled on the kilos. I went from 75kgs to 86kgs in the blink of an eye.
I've never been one to diet but I gave it a go on my own for a while. I lost a couple of kgs but they came back just as quickly and I started to seesaw.
I knew I needed help and guidance not only help with the weight loss but also my general health and wellbeing.
I'm finishing P1 this week and have lost 5kgs and 63cms. Whilst I still have some way to go with the weight loss I feel so much better in myself. I can wear clothes I wore pre-loc...
Well I did it!
Just about to complete program 1, it does work, just need to take time initially to read and prepare food. Lots of good info on more than just food, for example exercise, sleep, cravings, food units.
Quite easy to use when at work also. My family and friends noticed a change in me from about week 4 :)
Fraud application does not work
The application they use is crap .. if you are planing to do this with the motivation of retrieving your refund at the end.. Good Luck!
They provide you with a phone application that doesn’t work.. and then tell you it was your own fault for “ not meeting the refund criteria”
Safe your money !!! The AI is crap too
Questions & Answers
is the CSIRO diet suitable for people with coeliac disease?
Thank you for your question!...The Total Wellbeing Diet offers a gluten free menu plan for members. The menu helps you learn the principles of the Total Wellbeing Diet with simple, nutritionally balanced gluten free meals and snacks. If you are following the 12-week program, please note the gluten free menu plan will repeat 3 times over the course of your program as the gluten free plan is a 4 week menu plan. You can also follow any of our 12 week menu plans and make the necessary gluten free substitutes. The program is based on food groups so as long as you are eating from the food group you can be flexible with exactly what you eat. For more information on how to substitute, see here: https://help.totalwellbeingdiet.com/twdhelp/s/article/Food-Group-Substitution-List If you have any further questions please don't hesitate to let our team know: https://help.totalwellbeingdiet.com/twdhelp/s/contactsupport I hope this helps!
Do many of the recipes use normal every day ingredients, or do you have to go buy more unusual and expensive ingredients? For example I don't think white wine vinegar, walnuts, prawns, ricotta pumpkin seeds etc. are normal pantry staples. Can you do this diet with a normal grocery shop/ pantry staples? Thanks.
It’s a very flexible plan. There are plenty of opportunities to swap meals and you can change ingredients within the meals themselves. I’ve added a few new items to my pantry along the way and I’m glad I did. The flavours make it worthwhile
Thank you for your insight
Thank you for your question.
The Total Wellbeing Diet plans are made of of wholefoods from the core food groups, you won't get extravagant expensive ingredients you wouldn't find in an every...
I find it difficult to get through all the food suggested on the menu plans in a day. Is the diet as effective if I reduce the portion sizes. The tabouli salad has taken me 5 sittings to finish and it says it is 2 serves. Breakfast is also very filling. Can I reduce these amounts?
I suggest you join the Facebook group, so much good advice there. The idea is that you need to feed your body enough to boost it to lose weight. So if your dairy share of breakfast yogurt is too much,...you could swap that to a small piece of cheese… Join the group
Thank you for your question - We're sorry to hear that you are struggling with the portion sizes....We understand that for some new members it can seem like the meal plan suggests much more food than they are used to, and we have a great help centre article with a few ideas you can try. You can check this out here: https://help.totalwellbeingdiet.com/twdhelp/s/article/Menu-Plan-Amounts-are-Too-Much It is important to do your best to eat all of the food suggested on your meal plan each day, as this will ensure you meet your food unit targets. These targets have been designed to ensure you meet your nutritional needs and support weight loss. With that being said, listen to your body and do not force yourself to eat to a point where you feel unwell. We hope this helps!
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About the CSIRO Total Wellbeing Diet
The CSIRO Total Wellbeing Diet is a program that is scientifically designed to help users lose weight. The eating plan is a high protein, low GI plan that gives users the option for quick and sustainable weight loss while promoting good gut health.
The program is backed by the latest scientific evidence in health and weight loss, so you can say goodbye to fad dieting and get results that’ll actually stick. The eating plan isn’t just about losing weight, but also about helping you feel better about yourself and creating a positive relationship with food.
The Total Wellbeing Diet has generous portion sizes - the higher protein, low GI meals keep you satisfied for longer so that you’re less likely to give in to cravings between meals.
When you join the 12 Week program, you can:
- Cook quick, tasty meals for the whole family.
- Get an eating plan tailored to your diet personality.
- Swap meals you’re not a fan of for ones that you like.
- Generate a shopping list with enough ingredients for the whole family.
- Print the shopping list and meal plan so that you can easily keep track of your diet.
Points of praise:
- Most reviewers found that the meals in the Total Wellbeing Diet were easy to prepare and cook. A few reviewers said that it did all the hard work for them, in that they didn’t have to worry about calorie counting or checking the nutrition of their food.
- Reviewers also said that the meals were tasty. If there was a meal they didn’t like the sound of, they noted that it was easy to swap them out for something they knew they’d enjoy more.
- According to reviewers, the meals themselves left them feeling full and satisfied until the next meal, which helped them snack less.
|Category||Diet & Weight Loss Programs|
|Release date||Jan 2004|
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