7 best diets to lose weight for beginners.

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With all the information out there it can be very confusing to know which way to go. Whether you want to lose a few pounds or you have a lot more to lose you’re going to need some basic information so you can make up your mind.

Some Diets are harder to manage than others. so I will be sharing with you a few details of some diets that I have actually tried.

keto-4406621_1280Keto diet is a very low-carb, high-fat diet In the early 1900’s, the ketogenic diet was first studied as a way to treat epilepsy. The diet shares many similarities with the Atkins and low-carb diets. It involves drastically reducing carbohydrate intake and replacing it with fat. This reduction in carbs puts your body into a metabolic state called ketosis.

Some advantages are You can lose large amounts of weight, The diet was used to treat seizures and to help treat Type 2 diabetes and cancer.

and disadvantages Nutrition deficiencies from nutrition in whole grains and fruits, Keto flu-like headaches and fatigue and irritability. not to mention being able to stick with if long term. following a very high-fat diet may be challenging to maintain for most. Keeping yourself satisfied with a limited variety of food and food groups and not being allowed to have some of the more pleasurable foods like fruit, rice dishes, ice cream, or cream-based soups may be challenging to maintain.

For the best information on Keto diets, My recommendation is to get a book that you can refer back to on a daily basis so that you have quick references on what you can and can not eat. and when you should change to your next stage, If you have the kindle version you will always have it with you on your smartphone.

 

In this #1 best seller, you’ll learn how to cook 2019’s most affordable, quick & easy 5-ingredient recipes for beginners on the ketogenic diet. Each recipe includes…

  • 5-ingredients or less: cut expensive and hard to find ingredients from your diet.
  • Affordable ingredients: save money cooking budget-friendly recipes.
  • Easy to find ingredients: cook with ingredients easily found at your local grocery store.
  • Nutritional information: keep track of your keto macro budget.
  • Servings: cook the right amount of food for your diet.
  • Cooking times: save time in the kitchen.
  • 21-day meal plan: lose up to 7 lbs every week.
  • Highly rated recipes: enjoy only the highest quality keto recipes.

Do you want to shed that stubborn belly fat but don’t know where to start? A ketogenic diet can be confusing for beginners, especially if you’re a beginner who loves splurging on junk food. Quit worrying! In this book, you’ll learn how to not only start but love, your hassle-free ketogenic diet, which will guide you to your weight loss goals in the most affordable, quick & easy way possible. Along the way, you’ll learn to cook only the most high quality 5-ingredient ketogenic recipes, offering tons of scientifically proven health benefits, such as improving your appetite, cholesterol, blood pressure and reversing diabetes. Rest assured, you, the keto diet beginner, will get the healthy body you have always dreamt of!

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barbecue-4482722_1280Atkins The Atkins diet was originally promoted by the physician Dr. Robert C. Atkins in 1972 Simular to the Keto diet but not as restrictive on the number of carbs you take in a day. This program has phases 1-4 that slowly increase the number of carbs you intake according to the amount of weight you have to lose or have already lost. The phases help you to stable out your carb intake so you will not gain your weight back.

Atkins has the same advantages and disadvantages as the Keto diet because you are excluding some important food groups from your diet. Also, You must be willing to make this a LIFESTYLE change and decide not to go back to regular eating or you will gain your weight back.

My recommendation is to get a book that you can refer back to on a daily basis so that you have quick references on what you can and can not eat. and when you should change to your next stage, If you have the kindle version you will always have it with you on your smartphone.

Whether you’ve lost weight doing Atkins and want to make your success permanent or you’re new to Atkins and are concerned about your health and weight control, Atkins for Life is for you. Filled with advice and tips on navigating the everyday challenges that come with eating low carb in a high carb world, the book provides a simple and straightforward lifetime program that anyone can follow. With Atkins for Life, finding your ideal weight and staying there has never been so easy or so good!

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61imrBSH+mL._SX384_BO1,204,203,200_Southbeach The South Beach Diet was created in the mid-1990s by Dr. Arthur Agatston, The South Beach Diet consists of three phases: a low-carb phase for rapid weight loss, a less restrictive phase for more gradual weight loss and the third phase for weight maintenance.

Advantages are Its simple, promotes eating complex carbs and discourages eating junk food. Quick weight loss.

Disadvantages Not a lot of structure, very restrictive phase one, confusing glycemic index values, little to no mention of exercise.

My recommendation is to get a book that you can refer back to on a daily basis so that you have quick references on what you can and can not eat. and when you should change to your next stage, If you have the kindle version you will always have it with you on your smartphone.

So Dr. Agatston developed his own. The South Beach Diet isn’t complicated, and it doesn’t require that you go hungry. You’ll enjoy normal-size helpings of meat, poultry, and fish. You’ll also eat eggs, cheese, nuts, and vegetables. Snacks are required. You’ll learn to avoid the bad carbs, like white flour, white sugar, and baked potatoes. Best of all, as you lose weight, you’ll lose that stubborn belly fat first!

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The South Beach Diet: The Delicious, Doctor-Designed, Foolproof Plan for Fast and Healthy Weight Loss

 

21-day-fix-meal-guide   21day fix Also known as Fixate Beachbody states that 21 Day Fix followers will experience fast results and lose up to 15 pounds in three weeks, Its actually one of the easiest plans to carry out and stick with.

The program involves a workout guide and a portion-controlled meal program that includes Two workout DVDs with six “easy-to-follow” workouts designed to “maximize fat loss.” Essentially including portion control, eating a healthy clean diet and exercise.

Advantages, Emphasis on whole foods and fiber, Nutritionally balanced, Much wider variety of compliant foods.  Helps with portion control, Exercise included, working all parts of the body, Easy to do, No food items excluded.

Disadvantages Advertised as a short term solution but like most diets must be applied as a lifestyle change. But it can and should be done easily.

This is such a flexible plan that I have been doing for years now because it doesn’t exclude any food groups and teaches you how much you should eat, Also the containers teach you portion control for everything you eat. Now I am working on adding muscle, so I have converted to macros counting plan. I eat 30, 35, 35.  That’s 30% carbs 35% protein and 35% fat. I still use it today to measure my pasta and my veggies, This is not something you will stop after just a few days. Check out this video and tell me if you wouldn’t agree.   VIDEO

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No other disadvantages.

IMG_3899Macros counting A macro diet goes a step further than typical calorie counting. You count the macronutrients—grams of proteins, carbs, and fats—you’re eating within your calorie goal, and in what ratios.  if you’re looking to not just shed pounds but also gain muscle. This will help as you are making sure your body gets the correct amount of nutrition from the right sources.

Advantages, Helps hold you accountable for eating the right amount of each food, helps make you aware of what an actual serving size is. allows for an occasional treat, Can be used in conjunction with other plans. You must be disciplined.

Disadvantages,  Doesn’t take into consideration food quality, although wise choices allow you to eat more. Takes time and effort, You must be disciplined.

Gone are the days of following a boring meal plan. IIFYM allows you to eat your favorite foods while transforming your body.

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It can be used along with the ultimate portion fix as you need to know your portion sizes for this program.

 

carb-cycling-3-300x160Carb cycling is a dietary approach in which you alternate carb intake on a daily, weekly or monthly basis. It is commonly used to lose fat, maintain physical performance while dieting, or overcome a weight loss plateau. Carb cycling is considered a new dietary approach but has been popular among bodybuilders and athletes for some time. The diet method appears to be an effective way to eat carbs, lose fat, and improve your health.  

Advantages  It is the flexibility that attracted to dieters. It empowers a dieter some choice, while also providing the ability to fuel on days where it’s required, like ahead of intense training sessions.

Disadvantages It depends on your goals. It also requires some experimentation–based on your lifestyle and fitness routine. Finding the right balance of high-carb and low-carb days can take some time and will probably change over the long-term. Not a definite “eat this” kind of plan.

If you enjoyed this article please read my article on Carb cycling What is it and how does it work? in more detail.

 

ww_logo_circle_blue_1000x500Weight Watchers is a diet plan first developed in the 1960s that encourages weight loss by making healthy food and lifestyle choices. The Weight Watchers plan is based upon the idea that dieting is only one part of a healthy lifestyle. The program stresses the importance of overall mental and physical health and well-being.

Advantages are the program is balanced and flexible, teaches lifestyle change, tons of support Promotes exercise

Disadvantages can be costly, can be tedious, weigh-ins are necessary, maybe too much freedom.

 

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