Frequently Asked Questions

What is the nutrition of this diet?

Dr. Dhurandhar’s Fat Loss Diet diet helps people achieve an overall healthy diet that is low in added sugar and saturated fat, and high in fiber.  Our diet is not low carbohydrate, and contains a normal amount of carbohydrates. It increases protein intake for most people, which helps with fullness and maintaining muscles during weight loss.

How much weight will I lose?

Although we cannot guarantee any specific amount of weight loss because everyone responds differently, Dr. Dhurandhar’s Fat Loss Diet produces 5% weight loss in 12 weeks on average. That would be 4.5 kilos in 12 weeks for someone who starts at a weight of 91 kilos, for example.


How long is the program?

You can follow Dr. Dhurandhar’s Fat Loss Diet for as long as you need to reach your weight loss goals.

Can I eat at restaurants while on this program?

Yes, we have restaurant options you can make a part of your Dr. Dhurandhar’s Fat Loss Diet program. We also give detailed guidance if you eat at restaurants outside of your plan, so you know how to eat when you go.

Is exercise a part of this program?

Guidance is given on how exercise can complement and enhance your weight loss results.  However, exercise is not required for weight loss to occur on Dr. Dhurandhar’s Fat Loss Diet. 

Will I lose belly fat on this program?

Eventually, yes. It is not possible to control where body fat is lost, and where fat comes off the body first cannot be predicted. Some people lose it first in their face or arms, or maybe their belly. But even if it doesn’t come off the belly right away, once enough fat is lost overall, belly fat will be reduced also.

How many meals will I eat on this program?

Dr. Dhurandhar’s Fat Loss Diet has five meals. Breakfast, morning snack, lunch, evening snack, and dinner. 

Can I follow this diet plan if I have any medical condition?

Dr. Dhurandhar’s Fat Loss Diet is designed to promote nutrition that is ideal for weight loss, but it not designed to treat any specific medical condition. If you have questions about how our diet would work with your condition, please speak with your doctor to verify if our plan is right for you.

What makes us confident in our results?

Our program has been implemented in over 200,000 clients, so we are confident it will produce fat loss results. 

How can I get the best results while on the diet?

Here are the major factors associated with the best results in our program:

  1. Committing to eating the recipes in the plan as written, for every meal.
  2. Communicating as needed with support for encouragement and clarification about following the program.
  3. Tracking progress by checking weight and measurements every two weeks, and reaching out to support if needed to reach progress goals.
  4. Clearing your schedule of major social events of disruptive life events before starting the program to allow for focus on the program.

Can I follow this diet plan if I have a specific dietary pattern?

You can follow the Fat-Loss Diet if you are vegan, vegetarian (eats dairy and milk), allergic to nuts/eggs, non-veg, or lactose intolerant.

The Fat-Loss Diet does not align with low-carb, keto, Jain, or Paleo diet requirements.

What do you want from your diet?

Lose Fat,
Not Muscles

Eat My Favourite
Foods,Including Desserts

Works With My
Health Conditions

Easy to Sustain