Utah State University Extension
This fact sheet discusses dieting and why some diets don't work. People who want to lose weight, and keep it off, will need to make permanent life changes. Losing weight is not just something that you can do for a couple weeks, it is a lifestyle that you must be willing and able to keep and work hard at to be successful.
Nelson, Cindy and Harris, Kierstin, "The Dieting Dilemma" (2019). All Current Publications. Paper 1998.