It might be marketed like other diets, but the revamped Total Wellbeing program still keeps evidence-based research at its foundation
Dramatic before and after pictures, promises to “lose 3x more weight” and motivational quizzes are fairly common sights around this time of year. But seeing them from a government-funded scientific research agency is a little more unusual.
From the outside, the CSIRO’s Total Wellbeing Diet website looks like many other weight loss programs. That, according to the program’s research scientist, Dr Gilly Hendrie, is by design.