Welcome to the Ratchet Diet

Hi, My name is Hans Ratzenburger.

I don’t know about you, but I find that most of the diets that I have tried out have been bloody useless.

That’s why I decided to create my own diet The Ratchet Diet, and to open a  website where I could focus on all aspects of successful dieting.

The Ratchet Diet is the first diet that prevents the yo-yo effect and backsliding that is so common with all the other diet methods.   The power of the Ratchet is well known to engineers but probably not so well known to the ordinary man or woman in the street. By applying the Ratchet approach to dieting we eliminate the risks of the weight gradually coming back on and all the hard work wasted,

I am not a doctor so everything that you read on this website is my own personal opinion which it is up to you to take with as many grains of salt as you see fit.

My only qualifications are that I have had to deal with being overweight at different times of my life and that I embarked upon a program of reading hundreds of diet books and listening to thousands of hours of lectures on diet and nutrition, while performing experiments upon myself to see which ones worked and which ones were crap.

As always, when embarking on any change of eating patterns make sure that you see your personal doctor to get a clean bill of health and their approval of your plans to go on a diet.

I will also warn you that I have a fairly warped sense of humour so be warned that although this is a serious subject, there will be some of  the posts that are maybe not meant to be taken 100% seriously.

So friends this is supposed to be a fun site. Just sit back, click on the posts and hopefully have a laugh and maybe even learn something at the same time.

Happy dieting and have fun in your new life as a slim person.

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2 Comments:

  1. You sir, have the very qualifications needed. You have life experience, are well researched and have common sense. You could always scrap all that and go with someone who got drunk through Uni, took a degree and has no life experience of being overweight or how to deal with things that aren’t in text books.
    I’ve gone through your website and I am now an avid fan. ( Not usually sycophantic) I just really do find you a breathe of fresh air!

  2. Hi Hans,
    I would just like to say that I found your website by accident and I am very excited by what I am seeing. I think you just might have nailed the reason that most diets fail. Looking forward to reading more posts here in future and trying out the Ratchet Diet for myself. I stacked on the beef after retiring from being a very active rugby player and have been on the lookout for a simple technique like the Ratchet Diet to lose the spare tyre around my gut.
    Cheers,
    Robbie Deans

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