Home > Diet and nutrition > Tools Is your diet doomed to failure? All sections in Tools » Fitness » Diet » Mind » Medical » General Enough is enough. You’ve decided to drop a dress size and shake off a few excess kilos. You’ve got the details of a foolproof diet, you’ve done your grocery shopping and now you’re motivated to get going. But will you succeed? Or is your diet doomed to failure? Have you tried dieting and/or exercising in the past? YesNo Did you regain the weight you lost in the past? YesNo Do you need to lose more than 5kg? YesNo What is your gender? MaleFemale Are you going to follow a balanced, low-fat diet? YesNo Are you going to use a crash or fad diet? YesNo Are you going to follow a starvation diet? YesNo Are you going to use shakes and/or meal replacements? YesNo Are you going to combine your diet with exercise? YesNo Are you going to exercise regularly (at least 3 times per week)? YesNo advertisement From our sponsors A number of good reasons why saving the tooth is a better option Breakfast like a King Alzheimer’s disease – incurable but preventable Cancer is a word that strikes fear into the hearts of many.