"This is crazy!"

Dieter Paul from Janesville Wisconsin lost 48.5 pounds in 50 days with Plan Z. Like most people, Paul was skeptical of a low calorie or reduction style diet.  What finally tipped the scale for Paul…


54 pounds in 50 days!

Dieter Jeremy from South Carolina is a dedicated father and a hard-working husband who used to consider himself a functioning alcoholic. In his younger days, Jeremy has fought with his weight for…


Taking Back Control

Dieter Sarah noticed her body slowly changing since becoming a mother. She started to feel hopeless and thought the change was inevitable, that it was out of her control.  Her boyfriend suggested she…


Partners in Life and Dieting

Together, Dieters Jeff and Trisha lost 72 pounds collectively and 40 and 32 pounds respectively. They embarked on a journey to lose weight and feel more in control of their lives together. They both…


More than a temporary fix

Dieter Danette has been skeptical of the diet industry because no other plan has ever offered more than a temporary fix.  She was looking for a long-term solution.  That is why she finally decided to…


Conquer the Quarantine Fifteen

We’ve all had those backslides after weight loss.  Slowly, bad habits creep back in and we see the scale creep back up.  Hayley St John is a radio spokesperson for Plan Z on Nashville’s WBUZ, “The…


I can do anything for 50 days

“I was just so much lighter. It was like the wind was at my back and I was thrilled.” Like most of our dieters, Dieter Grant heard about Plan Z on the radio. Unlike most of our dieters, he hasn’t…


Win-Win

Meet Dieter Winslow (nickname "Win"). He’s an old friend of our VP of Anger Management, Chris Lytle. Win’s decision to lose weight was triggered by the scale when it read 199 pounds. He was…


The Closet Dilemma

Dieter Kate from Garberville, CA experienced dramatic weight loss with Plan Z.  When Kate started to approach a larger clothing size she decided she would invest in a healthier future with Plan Z…


I feel 110% better

We interviewed Dieter Melissa during her last few days of ZReduction. She works for a home care agency and has been in the medical field for her entire adult life. This kind of job requires 12-hour…


"I've eaten naked, boring food for years..."

Dieter Mackenzie is from Myrtle Beach, SC. The photos above depict her total weight loss of 50 pounds. She was on another diet before Plan Z and when asked to compare her experience on both diet…


Sitting is the new smoking

Tired of feeling sick, fed up with feet swelling and body pain just from walking, Dieter Darryl was ready to go on a diet. He lost 36.5 pounds with Plan Z and managed to get off medication for high…


My self-esteem has returned

When Dieter Jim found Plan Z, he weighed in at 235 pounds.  Jim lost 35 pounds with Plan Z and came back for another round for a total loss of 67 pounds.  His strongest motivator? The arrival of a…


"I never felt like I was deprived or hungry at all.”

Dieter Mary Anne had tried every diet imaginable. She considers herself someone who eats healthy and leads an active lifestyle but at 46 years old, she still struggled with her weight. Mary Anne…


She Said Goodbye to 40 Pounds

Dieter Betty heard about Plan Z on her local radio station in Central Illinois. She waited 6 months before she decided to give it a try. What inspired her to quit researching and get with the Plan?…


Her Doctors Were Blown Away

Dieter Cyndi's journey to a new, healthier life started with a scary event: she was hospitalized from blood pressure complications that were brought on by her weight.  Cyndi weighed 335lbs and…


Definite Life Improvement

Renee started Plan Z at the age of 58.  She didn’t start gaining weight until her mid-40s and gained 40 pounds in just 4 years.  Renee was tired, napping constantly, feeling sluggish and hiding her…


Stuck No More

“I was stuck at 300 pounds,” says Kris Allen. He’s our radio spokesperson in Bellefontaine, OH. He watched as one of his co-workers lost 250 pounds on Plan Z, but still couldn’t imagine it would work…


The Hidden "Danger" of Losing 40 Pounds on Plan Z

Some Plan Z dieters send us before and after pictures. Some send us emails telling their story. But Plan Z Dieter Margaret sent us this picture of the inside of her closet. She wrote: "THIS is what…


Big Guy, Big Change

Josh Ellinger has always been “the big guy.” Towering at 6’-3” and 640 pounds at his heaviest Josh sometimes had his first name replaced simply with “Big E” in high school. When a slightly svelter,…


WPKO's Sam Tyler: The Best Decision I Ever Made

Sam Tyler, a former radio DJ in Bellefontaine, Ohio, is now living a whole new life after losing over 206 lbs on Plan Z. His manager encouraged him to try Plan Z, and although he was skeptical at…


After losing 37 pounds I feel 100% better

After David saw a long time friend of his have great success on Plan Z, he decided to try it for himself. "I had handicapped plates on my car, and I was walking with a cane because I was in a lot of…


The best arthritis pain killer that I've ever had

"I finally get it. I finally had someone tell me the truth about what I should put in my body and what I shouldn't put in my body....The education that you and Zola have given me is just second to…


As a diabetic, Plan Z changed my life

"You're not on a diet for the rest of your life, you've just been educated on what you should and should not eat." - Dieter Jay Dieter Jay is a numbers guy. He is incredibly analytical, and after a…


Here Comes the Bride: Taunya Iverson

 In Owensboro, KY, Cromwell Radio General Manager Taunya was buying shirts that were long because she was trying to hide. After viewing herself in some pictures she said, "Oh my god what have I…


The Real Deal

"I gotta say Plan Z is the real deal! I have tried several programs that all ended the same way - gaining the weight back. Zola really made this program to work and help train yourself how to eat…


No More Fat Clothes for Fat Months

"Three wonderful words....I'M A Z-LIFER! Here is my story. My whole life (and I mean my whole life) I've been 25 lbs overweight. Back to school shopping for me meant the shopping in the "chubby"…


No Longer the Big Guy in the Room

Dave's interview took place after he lost 40 pounds. He kept losing and has now lost over 70 pounds.   “So, when that first digit on your weight changes to a 3##, your motivation changes. At…


It Is A Life Changer

 Listen to Doug's interview, which took place after Doug completed his first round. Since that time he's lost a total of 84 pounds and married the woman he loves.   Zola, I started out as a…


Biggie's Favorite Recipes

These are some of Biggie’s favorite Plan Z meals. With access to hundreds of recipes on the Plan Z website, Biggie said there wasn’t one recipe he tried that he didn’t make again. His favorites…


Ex Tennessee Ball Player Loses 46 lbs on Plan Z

Ken in Tennessee lost over 40 pounds on Plan Z. When he stopped playing baseball he stopped worrying about his weight. But it finally caught up with him on the Tennessee Titan's bridge on his…


Dieter Rhonda Talks about Her Plan Z Experience

Our clients inspire us and we hope they will inspire you wherever you are in your Plan Z diet. Click on the link below to listen to Plan Z dieter Rhonda describe her experience on Plan Z. In this…


Aleese Lost 45 Pounds

In July of 2011, my husband took a picture of me that made me stop in my tracks and think, “Is that really me?” Sure, I knew I had put on a ‘few pounds’…and that I had been buying larger sizes…


Dorien Lost 125 Pounds

Dorien had almost given up hope. She did Plan Z after losing 110 pounds with gastric bypass surgery and gaining most of it back. Now she’s lost 125 lbs while on Plan Z. Listen to what she said to new…


It's a Whole New World

"It's a whole new world! My life's back! That's the best part. I feel like I got my life back," says Dieter Dave after he lost 58 pounds on his first round of ZReduction. Dave has always been a…


Alyssa Lost 247 Pounds

Alyssa lost a whopping 247 pounds – quite a feat for the 25-year-old mother and previously unsuccessful dieter. Overweight her whole life, Alyssa’s problems worsened when a knee injury sidelined…


Harry O Lost Over 150 Pounds on Plan Z

Harry O, the radio show host for KLSS Star 106 in Mason City, IA is one of our most successful dieters to date. Harry O lost over 150 pounds on Plan Z and has KEPT THAT WEIGHT OFF. He now wears a…


Pastry Chef reaps the benefits of new food habits

Real People Lose Real Weight Real Fast Listen to successful Plan Z by Zola Insiders describe what it’s like. Chris, our VP of Anger Management talks to our insiders about their successes and their…


Chris, our VP of Anger Management talks with Dieter Insider Christie

Our dieters are real people (not celebrities with personal chefs and personal trainers). Christie reached her goal in two rounds of Plan Z and is maintaining her perfect weight.     Dear…


Meet Paul, our 100 pound loser

Paul Rehm, a veteran radio salesperson in Fort Dodge, IA, began Plan Z last November.  Less than a year later, he is 100 pounds lighter.  Congratulations Paul! Paul writes,   “My motivation for…


Ron Lost 69.1 Pounds

Dieter Ron wrote Zola this letter after doing two rounds of Plan Z. He lost 69.1 pounds and reached his goal weight of 157.4 pounds. Dear Chris & Zola, I hardly know where to begin–but here…