Rosemary Conley’s Hip and Thigh diet
Popular diet plans assessed
With a wide choice of weight loss diets, choosing the right diet plan is not easy. Here we put Rosemary Conley's Hip and Thigh diet under the microscope so you can decide whether it is the right diet to aid your weight loss.
The theory behind Rosemary Conley's Hip and Thigh diet
This diet is a close comparison to the guidance for a healthy diet, being low in fat. Foods that are encouraged are fruit and vegetables, starchy foods and smaller amounts of low-fat milk and dairy products and low-fat meats. A sensible pattern of eating is promoted i.e. three meals per day, with low-fat snacks between. One of the best things that Rosemary Conley promotes is exercise; her plan is unique in this respect.
Our opinion on Rosemary Conley's Hip and Thigh diet — marked out of 10.
|Good for health||9|
|Ease to follow||7|
Overall verdict on Rosemary Conley's Hip and Thigh diet
A great way to re-educate your taste buds! Getting into the habit of eating a low fat diet may take a while but you are unlikely to be hungry and if it means increasing the amount of the ‘healthy foods’ in your diet then it must be good news. Adhering to this plan may not be possible in the long term as it is too restrictive on fat intake — it may also be too low in fat to provide the wide range of vitamins required by the body.
Pros about Rosemary Conley's Hip and Thigh diet
- A filling diet, you are unlikely to be hungry on this plan.
- Encourages eating regularly.
- Encourages taking regular activity to help weight loss.
Cons about Rosemary Conley's Hip and Thigh diet
- May actually be too low in fat, if followed strictly.
- You may over-eat sugar, this is common when sticking to a low fat diet.
Suitable for vegetarians — yes.
Suitable for vegans — yes.
Suitable for coeliacs — yes.
Need to buy specialist foods — no.
Restaurant friendly — yes, but always check with the waiting staff to see how low fat meals are cooked.