You have come to the decision to lose weight because you want to look healthier and feel better. Good for you. Now you need to know which foods are going to be beneficial in your path to a better lifestyle. For many people, this involves adopting a diet plan. For all the good diets do, they also have their demerits. See, as you begin the diet, the excitement and emotion of finally putting a plan into action outweighs your desire for food. People adhere to the diet for the first few days, weeks even, before they start feeling deprived of their favorite snacks. This is where things go haywire, because controlling those urges and cravings determines whether the diet plan is going to bear fruit.