Metabolic Balance is not a diet in the traditional sense, but a proven method for people to learn how to eat well for them. A traditional diets tend to lead to the yo-yo effect because of the severe restrictions on calories, fats, or carbohydrates, which in turn quickly leads to food cravings. This doesn't happen with us. Your plan is your plan. It only takes your laboratory values, your metabolism and your individual nutritional situation into account and provides you with all the necessary calories, protein, fat and carbohydrates. You will learn which foods are good for you and which are not. The result of this? It is up to you whether you achieve your health goal and whether you continue to implement the knowledge you have learned leading to long term success. However your individual nutritional plan is your very personal road map for lasting success.