Vancouverites plan to take extreme measures to lose weight & look good for the summer

It’s official: Vancouverites will do what it takes to look good this summer!

New research released by Vancouver supplement company, SD Pharmaceuticals, reveals that a staggering 80% of Vancouverites claim to have restricted their diet or started a fad diet in order to lose weight for the summer.

With summer upon us, many Vancouverites will be considering crash dieting to look good this summer – with 42% having tried it before and 15% of respondents saying they are tempted. An additional 45% admit to taking weight-loss supplements to shed the pounds.

Of the 67% of Vancouverites planning to get fit just for the summer months, 30% admitted they are shaping up to lose weight for the beach and to feel good in their summer wardrobe.

So what is holding us back from losing weight?

Temptation, a lack of sleep, drinking and stress are all being blamed as factors preventing weight loss. Official rankings below:

Vancouverites plan to take extreme measures to lose weight & look good for the summer

Long-term weight-loss solutions

According to fitness expert, nutritionist and CEO of SD Pharmaceuticals, Don Gauvreau: “There are many fad diets out there claiming to give instant results when it comes to weight loss but, ultimately, you need to go back to the basics – a balanced health and fitness regimen. Through healthy eating and regular exercise, people see a difference in how they feel and look. Vancouver is known for being an active city so I’m surprised that a lot of people are still relying on quick fixes to look good. We should know better and adjust our habits accordingly!”

Are you planing to slim down for summer? Or, do you focus on staying health year-round?

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James Chung

Founder & Editor in Chief of Hello Vancity magazine. Email [email protected]

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