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You’ve already seen it.
The Beyond Diet’s “5 foods to never eat” video is all over the web.
It’s like whichever website you visit, the video literally follows you there.
So today, let’s review the Beyond Diet program.
Whether it works, who is it for, what are its cons, and everything in between.
Here’s the review for the review sake…
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Part 1: My personal experience with Beyond Diet
What I tried before it, how I found it, etc.
So the Beyond Diet’s been around for more than 6-7 years now, and has grown quite popular in the last couple of years (over 896,000 members now).
I joined it over 3 years ago.
And first of all, here’s my own “before-after” picture most people are craving to see…
Yep, the results have been good. And the best part is I have kept it off even after three years (also due to my workout, more below).
However, I assume by now you know that this transformation didn’t happen in a few days or weeks.
It took time, and yes, the Beyond Diet was THE major reason I could change so much.
You see, all my life, I can’t remember a time when I wasn’t obese.
And not just “overweight”, but truly obese (as you can see in the snap).
Sadly… the weight just kept creeping with age…
Yet, what frustrated me was:
I did not eat too many junk foods (ok maybe occasionally, but like rarely).
I did not lead a sedentary life, I was quite active in my youth.
My “genetics” are not that bad. There aren’t many overweight people on either side of my family.
Yet, I was always fat, for years. And emotionally, it did take its toll on me…
Things got worse after marriage (thankfully, only weight-wise), and I actually tried a couple of diet and fitness programs before calling it quits.
I started with the Atkins diet, tried the South Beach diet, and was foolish enough to try one of those intense exercise programs, the Insanity!
Yes, some of those diet programs did work… but only for a while…
… none of them looked like something I could continue long term.
And that’s when I discovered the number #1 weight loss factor…
YOU MUST *LOVE* YOUR DIET PROGRAM
This is the single, biggest factor that decides whether or not you’ll succeed.
On paper, theoretically, EVERY diet works.
Atkins, South Beach, Paleo, Mediterranean: they ALL work.
However, the real parameter of weight loss SUCCESS is not whether a diet works for a while, but…
… CAN YOU *STICK* WITH IT OVER THE LONG HAUL?
All of them (at least most) eventually become yo-yo diets, meaning you can only do them for a few weeks.
Either they become too boring, tedious, or they are simply not feasible, time or money-wise.
And that’s where I think the Beyond Diet
has HAD an edge. (No more, read at the top)
So back then, being extremely sceptical at first (since it ‘looked’ like every other diet program), I purchased Isabel’s guide, the “Diet Solution Program” (not available anymore), having no clue of the Beyond Diet.
The Diet Solution Program was simply an e-book with a really interesting diet plan, and based on this e-book, I thought of giving the then new “Beyond Diet” a try… And I was blown away!
I expected another e-book or stuff, but instead got a customized diet program, an array of tools, and a HUGE members community!
So with that, I began my Beyond Diet journey in the summer of 2013, and with the help and support of the coaches and members in there, I completely changed myself in the next one year.
Yep, it took a year, and believe me it DOES take time.
Any diet or weight loss solution that promises you results in weeks is soon going to be unsustainable.
So a resounding YES, Beyond Diet
DOES did work IF you are were patient enough, and if you understand that weight loss takes time. Period.
You cannot sort of “hasten” it with gimmicks and gadgets (you can certanly lighten your bank account that way!)
I still use the Beyond Diet guidelines to this day, especially with the growing number of recipes in there. And with the ongoing discussions and updates, it’s definitely paid over hundreds of times.
Now, let’s see what your Beyond Diet membership USED to get you (not anymore)...
So when you first logged in to your member’s area, this is what you used to see.
That is the members dashboard, and it’s usually populated with most recent questions from the community.
Next, here are the options to browse around the membership.
Next, here are three screenshots of the “library”, which is the main guide section of the beyond diet. The main BD guide has lots of accompanying goodies like the 14 day meal plan, day 15-28 meal plan, and also a vegan plan.
Then, we get to one of the best resources in the beyond diet program, the Beyond Diet recipes! Here’s a screenshot for you.
As you can see, there are like thousands of recipes in there, and the best part is they are all sorted as per their macro-nutrient ratios.
Naturally, this makes it super easy to sort them as per your metabolic type and requirement (as per your metabolism type test when you begin the program).
Which brings us to the tools section…
The main tool is the metabolism test, according to which the beyond diet will be customized for you.
Apart from that, there are also other helpful tools in there.
Finally, there’s the whole discussion section.
This is one of the best aspects of BD.
You can ask any diet, exercise or nutrition related query, and chances are, it’s already asked and answered by someone before! This has happened more than thrice with me!
The discussion section is broken down as per their topic, making it easy to search for what you’re looking for.
*UPDATE* WATCH THE VIDEO BELOW FOR A VIDEO TOUR INSIDE THE BD DASHBOARD
However, after looking at all those pics, does it mean that EVERYTHING IS GREAT with the Beyond Diet?”
Well, nope! Let’s see the…
Pros and Cons of Beyond Diet
So you can decide whether this is right for you
NOW, THE CONS:
There’s NO exercise program with the basic Beyond Diet program.
You have to purchase an additional exercise program, which quite honestly, I think should have been included in the core program.
Believe me (from my own experience), when you combine the Beyond Diet’s plan with a good workout program, THAT’S when you see the “before-after” worthy change!
So unfortunately, the BD guys do not give you any kind of workout in the base purchase and make you buy it separately.
However, and here’s the good news… Bonny to the rescue!
For the past few months, I have been sharing my personal workout program with my blog readers. Yep, no charge or anything.
So here’s what I suggest:
When you join the beyond diet, DO NOT buy the add-on exercise program. Rather just forward me your receipt on firstname.lastname@example.org and I’ll send my personal workout program to you.
Now, here’s the second problem with Beyond Diet…
Ummm, this one can’t be called a ‘con’, more of my own personal issue. They don’t have any specific guide on conquering your food cravings.
I suffered A LOT with food cravings, more specifically, emotional eating.
So much that in the past 2 years, I have read, re-read and analysed 14 books on cravings!
However, why is this important for you?
Because I have curated my own, what can you call it… a craving control ‘formula’ of sorts.
So, again, IF you also suffer in any way from food cravings, let me know in your email, and I’ll send this over to you with the workout.
This is my way of saying thanks to my readers. :) I try to share what I can with you guys.
So there, those were the pros and cons of BD. The two cons are not deal breakers, but when you can get my resources, the pros outweigh them by 10 to 1…
And now, an interesting section of this review…
Beyond Diet User Reviews
What people who’ve used it say…
First of all, here are couple of video reviews I could find. Some from YouTube, others from some blogs, etc.
And here’s Isabel herself, explaining how BD started and what’s actually different in Beyond Diet…
Beyond Diet FAQ And (Many) Common Questions
(If you too have a question, you can ask in the comments)
Conclusion: Is Beyond Diet worth it?
(Short answer: It's NOT any more!)
Finally, we come to the end of this Beyond Diet review.
If you read the entire review, you know I am hooked to the BD from the day I signed up.
It’s been a great journey so far, with regular recipe additions, the responsive community and my own personal workout (4 times/week).
The only con as you now know is that they don’t give any workout plan, and they don’t help with food cravings.
To end this review, I would just like to say what I always tell you guys…
There’s no magic weight loss pill, nor a magic diet.
You need to put efforts, and that too in the right direction.
A customized diet program (where Beyond Diet fits) + an exercise plan that you actually do (get my workout).
Yep, due to the fraudulent activities, I have to update and give Beyond Diet a 0.5 out of 5 stars rating.
EFFORTS INVOLVED: Yes, a lot.
DOES IT WORK AS PROMISED: Not anymore, you need to buy a lot of extra stuff.
DO I RECOMMEND IT:
Yes, if you are frustrated with all the other quick fixes, do have a go for it. No more… read below.