When you chose to diet and exercise you will see an over all improvement not only of your body but your frame of mind, your health and the amount of physical activity that you do. Losing weight has many benefits in the life style you lead. You will start to feel healthy by being able to accomplish tasks that had been a little too difficult to achieve prior to losing weight.
There are thousands of diet plans and aids that are available to help you achieve your weight loss goal. Listed here are a few diet plans that will help you lose weight and improve your health.
South Beach Diet – This diet limits the amount of carbohydrates that you consume in the first two weeks. The following is allowed in the first two weeks; chicken breast, turkey breast, turkey bacon, all types of seafood, boiled ham, Canadian bacon, low fat or fat free lunchmeat, cheese that is low-fat or fat-free such as cottage cheese, cheddar, cream cheese, nuts, peanut butter, pecans, eggs (whole or egg substitute), vegetables (Artichokes, asparagus, beans and legumes, broccoli, cauliflower, celery, cucumbers, eggplant, lettuce, mushrooms, spinach, tomatoes, zucchini), canola and olive oil, all spices as long as no sugar has been added. Sweets (limit to 75 calories per day): Chocolate powder (no added sugar), cocoa powder (baking type), hard candy, sugar substitute (all sugar-free unless otherwise specified). After the second weeks slowly add carbohydrates into you diet although after two weeks your body will not be craving them.
After being on the south beach diet for just two short weeks you will see a drop at least one whole size a long with feeling healthier and seeing results in your blood pressure and blood sugar levels.
Eating five smaller meals rather than three larger ones will keep your sugar levels stable eliminating highs and lows in your levels, which will slow down weight loss. Your metabolism will stay stable allowing you to lose weight more rapidly. Discontinue eating foods after you have had supper (your body has to work overtime to burn up food eaten that late in the evening).
It has been proven repeatedly that eating five small meals will have a dramatic change in your weight. On average, a typical person will lose five to ten pounds in the first two weeks. Losing weight will help add years to your life, improve your health ailments and have you living a long and healthy life.