Forget everything you’ve ever been told about losing weight

Your frustrations are finally over.


You’ve probably been asked this dozens of times, maybe even hundreds.

It can land like a knife to the heart when you’re already a fragile serial dieter. Skating on thin ice, unsure how many more hits you can take before you give up completely. 

Struggling for time, willpower and motivation to stick to anything

 What’s that dreaded question?

How’s the diet going? 

Sharon Drew – DTD Member

“If you are considering joining The Ditch the Diet Academy when it opens then just do it – don’t even hesitate. It’s so great to feel in control of your whole life again. There is nothing to be scared of. I never want it to end, it’s just a great place to be!”

Sam Reeves – DTD Member

“The number on the scales, and measurements don’t really matter to me anymore. My body and mind is relaxed. My mindset has completely changed I’m feeling a lot more confident in myself. To me, that is the best gift anyone could have given me.”

Maggie Miller – DTD Member

“My name is Maggie and I have quit dieting for good! If you feel in a rut then enrol with Ditch the Diet Academy – you have nothing to lose but everything to gain! You also gain bloody fantastic new friends who will support you – as we are all in it together!”

Introducing the Ditch the Diet Academy… 

The Academy includes three of our most successful programs, which includes:

Your journey starts here. Learn how to change the way you think about dieting so that you can open your mind to your new diet-free life. The Diet Declutter takes one week and prepares you to leave the old beliefs of points, syns and daily weighing behind.

Next, learn as Rachael walks you step-by-step through her signature online program – Transform21. Transforming thousands of lives over the past 4 years, T21 will open up a whole new outlook on food and exercise for you. Includes sample meal plans, shopping lists and video coaching. 

You’ve done the ground work, now it’s time toimmerse yourself in your new lifestylewith The Ditch the Diet Academy course. This 20 week course includes detailed education on how other factors impact your weight loss journey. Like your environment, your mindset, your hormones and even your sleep! Get fierce accountability from Rachael and your community as youfind what works for YOU.

The BEST thing is I justDON’T FEEL GUILTY..!

“I was a skinny child and it wasn’t until I hit my thirties that I suddenly started putting on weight. Before I discovered The Ditch the Diet Academy, I did my own diet plan – which was basically starvation, and of course, that didn’t work.

“I tried Herbalife and I cringe when I think back to that, I also bought tablets that were supposed to ‘grab the fat out of you’. They cost me a fortune and also didn’t work.”

Then, I joined a ‘clean eating’ group and actually, I did lose a lot of weight, but it was so restrictive and I hated every moment of it.  I couldn’t wait for those days to be over. Then, when it was over I went back to normal, I put the pounds that I had lost back on again and was back to feeling ‘doughy’.

Then, I joined The Ditch the Diet Academy and I have never regretted it for a moment.

– Sharon Drew

Sharon – Ditch the Diet Academy Member


When you join you’ll also get:

Printable manuals and workbooks for each step of your journey for you to refer back to when you need them! You can also order these in print version delivered to you. 

Log in to your Ditch the Diet Academy portal and access everything you need. From your courses to your community, we’ve put everything all in the one place. No need for Facebook!

Track your progress with your own weight loss progress tracker!

Brand new recipe packs every single month. Flexi, Vegetarian and Vegan recipe packs with 10 recipes in each, every month. The Academy welcomes all dietary choices and we can provide recipes for all requirements. Just ask!


About the Founder of Ditch the Diet Academy

Glasgow-born Scottish Nutritionist Rachael Watson has made it her mission to shut down the slimming industry and serve up the truth about weight loss. Rachael has lived and worked in Glasgow, Manchester, London and Sydney and is about to enter her first year Dietetics training at Glasgow Caledonian University.

Rachael says: “Our self-worth is battered every single day by the diet industry when they tell you that you’re not good enough. In actual fact, you are good enough you just have to have the right tools, experience and education to know how simple it is to stop this vicious circle.

It is my mission to show you the exact steps to take to leave your ‘on plan-off plan’ yo-yo dieting lifestyle behind – so I created The Ditch the Diet Academy to help you do just that”.

Contact Rachael Watson at Walk The Talk Life

Nutritionist Rachael Watson

What Our Members Are Saying…



“Now? The number on the scales, and measurements don’t really matter. My body and mind is relaxed and that is the greatest thing I could ever have achieved. My mindset has completely changed I’m feeling a lot more confident in myself. To me, that is the best gift anyone could have given me.”

Sam Reeves (DTD Academy Member)



“See this as an investment in yourself and your future. If you are prepared to put the hard work in, it will reap the rewards, you will get there and you will see the results – I have. I have lost two stones since May 2018”

Marion Grindlay (DTD Academy Member)



“I feel less anxious, so much more positive and I don’t feel guilty! I have learned balance and moderation. I don’t feel guilty for having a chocolate or a glass of wine on a Saturday night. 

I’ve lost about 2 stone so far this year.”

Claire Butler (DTD Academy Member)

Is The Academy Right For You?

The Ditch the Diet Academy is NOT for everyone. Find out below if The Academy is for you…


  • check-circle-o You want to make lifelong changes and are prepared to change your habits. 
  • check-circle-o You can take responsibility for your own actions and are prepared to work hard for results
  • check-circle-o You enjoy learning and empowering yourself with tools and information that will help you to succeed.
  • check-circle-o You like the idea of having a supportive community to help motivate you and hold you accountable. 


  • times-circle-o You are looking for a quick fix and just want to lose a few pounds. You’re not bothered if you regain the weight again.
  • times-circle-o You prefer to let other people do everything for you
  • times-circle-o You enjoy following rigid and restricted meal plans 
  • times-circle-o You prefer to do things on your own.


Start your diet-free weight loss journey now

(Cancel your membership at ANY time, no minimum joining period)

When you join, you will also get:

There are LOADS of benefits of becoming a member of The Academy, here are just some of them…

Full Colour Printable Manuals

Beautifully designed and printable manuals, workbooks and/or worksheets support each of the courses within The Academy. These are printable but also fully interactive so you can fill them out on your iPad, iPhone or laptop screen too. 


Your own 1:1 Ditch the Diet Mentor

One to one support when you need it. Enjoy regular check-ins from your very own Ditch the Diet Mentor. We want to make sure you succeed, so we’re with you every step of the way to guide you, answer questions and support you on your journey.


Monthly Live Q&A sessions with founder Rachael Watson

Listen and interact live as founder of The Ditch the Diet Academy answers all of your questions live on the first Tuesday night of each month at 8 pm. These are recorded and placed within the membership site for you to watch at your convenience. So there is no need to commit to watching live! Submit your questions in advance.


Guest Coaches once per month

Learn from guest coaches who feature in the Academy once a month, and access ALL previous recorded videos from guest coaches who have already appeared! Learn from qualified health and medical professionals, nutritionists, dietitians and personal trainers from all over the world as we teach you EXACTLY how to improve your health and wellbeing. These are recorded and available in your video library from the second you join.


Lifetime Access to all new content

Your membership covers EVERYTHING! As we add new content and new courses throughout 2019, your membership price will never increase.


Start your diet-free weight loss journey now

(Cancel your membership at ANY time, no minimum joining period)

Frequently Asked Questions

Here are answers to some frequently asked questions:

I am vegetarian/vegan. Will this be suitable for me?

Yes, this membership website is designed to help you QUIT DIETING. As part of the courses, you will learn how to build a meal plan that is suitable to your own personal dietary requirements.

If I don’t like it, can I get a refund?

No, we don’t provide refunds. The courses and content we provide change lives, we have evidence from hundreds of participants through the past 5 years. You can however, cancel your membership at any time

Do I need to have Facebook to join?

No, The Ditch the Diet Academy forum and community is all housed AWAY from Facebook, if you don’t want to join our FB community, we have one built in to the website.

I want to join but I have a holiday/birthday/wedding coming up.

It doesn’t matter what you have coming up in your life, there will never be a ‘right time’ to start leading a healthier lifestyle. So you can either keep putting it off, or learn how to change your lifestyle in real time. Just join!

How much weight will I lose?

Most of our members join fixated with the number on the scales, then realise that it actually means very little. You can, however, expect to lose on average 0.5% of your current bodyweight per week, if you follow our advice.

Do I need to be good at technology?

The Ditch the Diet Academy is designed to work smoothly on all your devices. From your phone, to your tablet and your laptop. If you can use social media, you can most definitely use The Academy – with EASE. 

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