Healthy weight loss resources

Diet Doctor has evidence-based guides, recipes, meal plans, and other informative resources to help you lose weight in a healthy way while eating delicious food and meeting all your nutritional requirements.

But where should you start? This page is here to help. It curates some of our most popular and essential guides and resources about healthy weight loss to help set you up with the information you need for success.

While we have organized articles in links thematically,  items on the page don’t need to be read in a specific order. 

Browse and click on what interests you. Come back and dip in again as your needs for information change.

You may find some repetition and overlap of key ideas in the content — and that’s okay. We want you to have a clear understanding of all the key points around healthy weight loss and to be able to integrate that information into your own weight loss journey.

All meal plans for healthy weight loss

What is healthy weight loss?

Here are three conceptual guides that explain what healthy weight loss is – physically and emotionally. In the first, we give a general overview of healthy weight loss approaches. The second article describes how to set realistic expectations for weight loss. The third addresses the intersection of weight, health and happiness, helping you find ways to have a healthy, positive outlook while you embark on the lifestyle changes that help you lose weight.


What is healthy weight loss?

Not all weight loss is equally heathful. Read our guide to find out how to make sure you’re losing weight in a healthy way.


Setting realistic expectations

How long does it take to lose weight? How much weight can you lose? We explain what you can and can’t control about your weight loss journey loss.


Weight, health & happiness

Losing weight is hard. How do you lose weight happily? How do you become happy with your weight or health? Let’s talk about about weight, health, and happiness.

How to lose weight in a healthy way

Now we get into the “how-to” details.  Check out our general how-to guide that gives you the overarching road map. Healthy weight loss is more than just food, it is about how you mentally prepare yourself, so we give you 10 steps for a successful mindset. The third guide tells you all the reasons why eating enough protein is important.


What to eat for healthy weight loss

Healthy weight loss starts with choosing the right foods to eat. Read on to learn more about the foods that tackle hunger and keep you strong. Here’s a hint: eating more protein can be a powerful, satisfying weight loss approach.

More high protein information

In this video, Dr. Andreas Eenfeldt explains the three most important things to know about high protein diets.

Ideas for delicious high protein meals and snacks

Want to whet your appetite and satisfy your hunger — while losing weight? Get inspired by some of our most popular tasty, filling, easy-to-prepare recipes for healthy weight loss.

Healthy weight loss programs

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What to eat

Healthy weight loss foods should be both delicious and nourishing! Get inspired by some of our most popular tasty, filling, easy-to-prepare recipes for healthy weight loss.


Intermittent fasting for healthy weight loss

Learn how to incorporate intermittent fasting into your healthy weight loss lifestyle. It can help you lose weight and improve metabolic health – if you know how to do it safely.

Success stories to inspire you

These members have changed their lives by losing weight and improving their health. Are you next?