What is the best type of diet?
Topic: What is the best type of diet?
October 23, 2019 / By Aldrich Question:
I am wanting to lose weight ~ about 15-20 lbs. I now that it is possible and I am incredibly willing and eager to do anything to achieve my goal.
I have started walking (my dog wants the walk too!) and working out alittle bit.
The problem is the type of diet I should adhere to. Low calories? Low sugar? Low carbs? My boyfriend is a believer of the Atkins diet, but I am skeptical about it. If I just watch my calories and keep it low, doesn't that help lose weight?
wow thanks for all the advice so far!
Best Answers: What is the best type of diet?
Taletta | 8 days ago
Do NOT do Atkins. In the long run it is extremely bad for your health.
I swear by a 'detox' diet plan. I do it once a month for a week not to lose weight, just to cleanse my body. It makes me feel a lot healthier. However, it is also a diet that many people do to lose weight. Although, generally dieting should be accompanied by a lot of exercise, especially cardio.
Detox is basically a diet which excludes red meats, dairy products and wheat. (Although you can eat natural yoghurt). It's low GI, low fat. You get your carbs from potatoes, (which you can eat as many as you want of), oats and brown rice. Proteins come from pulses and fish. You can eat as much fruit as you want to (which leaves you feeling GREAT) and as much veg' as you want to.
It's a great diet to do every once in a while or for the long run. It's very high in energy, especially if you eat oats for breakfast (I never used to, but it's probably what I have most mornings nowadays). It leaves you feeling much healthier and more lively because it cuts out all the fatty foods we usually come across on a day to day basis as well as wheat, white breads (high in carbs/sugar.)
Accompany whichever diet you do with 20-30 minutes of cardio 3-4 times a week. If you're new to cardio, here's a beginner's jogging plan:
It works a treat. I've always been very active, but had never done cardio before. Do yourself a favour and invest in an Nike+ iPod nano. You'll never look back.
Good luck :)
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