It is not enough to decide suddenly that you want to diet. You need to have a plan if you want to lose weight. You also need to choose a method allowing you to lose weight. You can also combine a few methods and use them at once. The reason I believe it is so important to have a plan is that otherwise you might get discouraged and stop dieting altogether. Before choosing the right way to diet, you might want to look around and see what options are available to you. There are always more than one option to choose from, so take time to make your decision wisely and everything should be alright.