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YOUR DIET WILL FAIL
(And Why Mine
Eventually Will)
Dylan Wilbanks
Twitter: @dylanw
Ignite Seattle 8
December 2009
https://www.flickr.com/photos/stewtopia/4155062103/
December 2012 May 2014
302 lbs 177 lbs
https://www.flickr.com/photos/dahlstroms/5187565952/
https://www.flickr.com/photos/legozilla/13930257485/
I WILL FAIL.
“…1/3 to 2/3 of dieters
regain more weight
than they lost on their
diets…”
Mann T1, Tomiyama AJ, Westling E, Lew AM, Samue...
“…an overall
median success
rate of 15%....”
Ayyad C., Andersen T. Long-term efficacy of dietary treatment of obesity: a s...
90%
1 hour a day
https://www.flickr.com/photos/pigpilot/5726117618/
https://www.flickr.com/photos/cliff_robin/4278684961/
78%
Every day
https://www.flickr.com/photos/drl/2435863674/
62%
<10 hrs a week
BORING.
https://www.flickr.com/photos/alasam/1381800206/
75%
Once a week
Be accountable.
Small goals.
Change behavior.
Eat less, move more.
Be accountable.
Small goals.
Change behavior.
Eat less, move more.
If you are healthy and
happy with your
weight, please don’t
go on a diet.
Thank you.
Dylan Wilbanks
Twitter: @dylanw
Your Diet Will Fail (And Why Mine Eventually Will
Your Diet Will Fail (And Why Mine Eventually Will
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Your Diet Will Fail (And Why Mine Eventually Will

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Talk from Ignite Seattle 24 about how I lost 125 lbs., and how the science says I will probably give all of it back.

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Your Diet Will Fail (And Why Mine Eventually Will

  1. 1. YOUR DIET WILL FAIL (And Why Mine Eventually Will) Dylan Wilbanks Twitter: @dylanw
  2. 2. Ignite Seattle 8 December 2009 https://www.flickr.com/photos/stewtopia/4155062103/
  3. 3. December 2012 May 2014 302 lbs 177 lbs
  4. 4. https://www.flickr.com/photos/dahlstroms/5187565952/
  5. 5. https://www.flickr.com/photos/legozilla/13930257485/
  6. 6. I WILL FAIL.
  7. 7. “…1/3 to 2/3 of dieters regain more weight than they lost on their diets…” Mann T1, Tomiyama AJ, Westling E, Lew AM, Samuels B, Chatman J. Medicare's search for effective obesity treatments: diets are not the answer. Am Psychol. 2007 Apr;62(3):220-33.
  8. 8. “…an overall median success rate of 15%....” Ayyad C., Andersen T. Long-term efficacy of dietary treatment of obesity: a systematic review of studies published between 1931 and 1999. Obes Rev. 2000 Oct;1(2):113-9.
  9. 9. 90% 1 hour a day https://www.flickr.com/photos/pigpilot/5726117618/
  10. 10. https://www.flickr.com/photos/cliff_robin/4278684961/ 78% Every day
  11. 11. https://www.flickr.com/photos/drl/2435863674/ 62% <10 hrs a week
  12. 12. BORING.
  13. 13. https://www.flickr.com/photos/alasam/1381800206/ 75% Once a week
  14. 14. Be accountable. Small goals. Change behavior. Eat less, move more.
  15. 15. Be accountable. Small goals. Change behavior. Eat less, move more.
  16. 16. If you are healthy and happy with your weight, please don’t go on a diet.
  17. 17. Thank you. Dylan Wilbanks Twitter: @dylanw

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