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Blood Test results were the proof of health impact
Blood tests before the program indicated that 9 results were outside the recommended limit for a person my age. A repeat in week 8 showed only 2 results were outside the limits and both had improved. Starting at 97 kg with a weight loss in 12 weeks of 14.4 kg was satisfying. I believe, with my wife's help, we have progressed from a diet to a eating regime. CSIRO TWD a) just get a more modern, user friendly App/system to make monitoring so much easier; b) week 12 ends when the app tells you to weigh-in not at midnight the day before.
I highly recommend the program
This program was easy to follow and had some great recipe suggestions. The meals were also suitable for my children who are aged 8 and 11 easily modified by simply adding a carb portion to their evening meals. My daughter (11) wants me to keep going as she loves the food. If you are thinking about signing up to the program, it is worth the time and commitment.
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Worth every cent and effort
I never went hungry, always great choices and recipes were easy and amazing. Program was the easiest weight loss program I have ever followed and had huge success. Don't think about it, just do it! It will change your life and your lifestyle too.
Very impressive Program
Never felt hungry with the amount of food
My biggest drawback was being unable to exercise as regularly as I would have liked
Meal plans together with recipes and shopping lists were exceptional
Meal swapping ideal
The daily tracker of food intake was excellent and the ability to create Combos of some of my favorite recipes was a very helpful addition
Never eaten so much and lost weight to boot
The program was easy to follow with a forum that was most helpful.
I am a large eater and I found at times I struggled with the amount of food.
The recipes were good and generally easy to follow.
Relearning good habits like your mum taught you
The food choices were choices that normal healthy people should be eating , not the fast food sweet foods that have crept into today’s society. Fresh meat vegetables and fruit. That’s all you needed , ha with a bit of exercise
Easy to understand, and effective
Well worth doing. The program works and it simply comes down to how well you stick to it. A great way to learn new eating habits, and to reset your palate.
not a diet, a healthy eating regime
I found the entire program fairly easy to stick to with such a large variety of food and recipe choices - I particularly enjoyed the meal swap function, and to be honest, was never really hungary during the 12 weeks, quite often forgoing the daily snack.
The food was excellent and very filling. It was great to try the different foods and recipes. I enjoyed the meals a lot. It was very easy to follow the program
I cant believe how easy this is....
I weighed myself this morning, and nearly fell off the scales...I have lost 10kg in 12 weeks.. I dont call it a Diet, because Diet to me means restrictions, I call it the way we eat...
I feel amazing, have high energy levels and sleep like a dream..
I have tried other methods in the past, but this one has really worked for me. I will be forever grateful to CSIRO TWD
A Program that works
The great majority of the meals were the type of meals I would normally eat. There were a few exotic recipes which I was able to easily swap with meals I preferred. Sometimes the preparation time meant I didn't eat with my wife but planning when to start worked as I progressed through the program.
I have lot of weight to lose and have been on many diets before always putting it back on. I lost over 12 kg during the 12 week period and this was over the Christmas- New year period. Having a goal ( refund of costs) was very motivating and the daily trackers were really helpful. It would be better if there was an app for Android users. Some parts of the electronic tracker, in particular the recipe search were not user friendly. The food preparation and cooking are time consuming but the recipes are tasty and varied. There were only 3 recip...es which I tried which I really disliked. Being able to print off and adapt your shopping list was very helpful. We both received our refund but even if we hadn't the cost per week to lose that mush weight would still be worth it. I am now starting program 2 .
Fantastic Program just what I needed to get me on my way to a healthier lifestyle.
Very easy to follow. The recipes were all great and easy to make. Especially liked the electronic tracker and being able to swap out a meal when I didn't feel like it.
I also found the shopping list generated to make all the meals really helped with being prepared for the week.
Have now signed up for the second program to keep up my momentum.
This was an amazing plan to get me on the right track with my weight loss goal.
The food was amazing and very filling. The recipes are also a great addition to add to my meal Plans now I’m Trying this on
My own. Highly recommend to anyone trying to make a healthy lifestyle change.
This program works....even when you’re travelling!
CSIRO have produced an amazing, easy to follow program. I chose to start the program knowing that I would be going on three overseas trips within the 12 weeks. I only lost a few kilos but lots of cms in that time but I’m so grateful to have lost! It was easy to transfer the principles for food when I was away and I always took my bathroom scales with me - they kept me honest. I’ve also had a knee injury so exercise was minimal. I’m so happy with the program I’m doing the second one.
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Sensible, easy to follow and maintain!
CSIRO have nailed it with this program. Rather than a fly by night diet, they have given me the tools to manage a healthy lifestyle change for myself and my husband.
They’ve taught me what to eat and what to look out for, in a sensible and easy to follow program. They also acknowledge that people like a treat every now and then, so “indulgences” are built into the program.
EVERYONE should try this. You have nothing to lose.... except a few kilos.
I found the CSIRO uncomplicated and very easy to follow. The meals were quick and easy and I found them to be really tasty. I would highly recommend this program.
Food is really good, for someone who Is a picky eater, there’s always something I’ll enjoy.
The program was easy to follow and a great, fun way to eat healthy and lose weight
The Best start to a healthy life!
Easy to follow, sustainable healthy eating plan that teaches you as it goes. Being allowed "treats" gives you the freedom to eat healthy everyday with someting to look forward to! Great way to kickstart your lifestyle change.
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Questions & Answers
Good morning, I have high blood pressure and High cholesterol so is this diet suitable for me?
Hi Madonna - sadly I’m not a Doctor so I can’t answer your question, however I would assume that any healthy eating plan should lower cholesterol and therefore can’t be bad for you. It’s a scientifically constructed diet and is not primarily about watching calories, but more about being conscious of the food groups you’re eating. I lost 12 kilos in 12 weeks. Have a lot more energy and fit into my old clothes, but medically I’m unsure how my health has improved. I can guarantee it has though! If in doubt, I’d check with your Doctor.
I know I need to record my weight once a week, but how often do I have to take measurements?
What is the $19.95 per month if I am paying $199 for the programme?
The twelve week program costs $199, which will be refunded if you meet the criteria. The $19.95 per month is for phase two which is useful if you have not met your goals and want to continue with Total Wellbeing or you just like the routine of the diet. If you don't want to continue after the initial twelve weeks, you can just cancel at any time.
Total Wellbeing Diet O.CSIRO Total Wellbeing Diet
Hi Liz S,
As Kerry has said, the $199 provides you with access to our 12-week program. To continue accessing our program; including meal plans, recipes, exercise plans and tracking tools, you will automatically renew onto our $19.95 per month Loyalty plan. This can be cancelled at any time.
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