Burning extra calories
Did you see a woman completely satisfied with her figure? Probably not. After all, each of us, looking at ourselves in the mirror, manages to find a whole bunch of flaws, ranging from rounded cheeks and ending with stout hips. Here we understand that it's time to collect all your will, to give up, finally, from sweet, floury, fatty, fizzy, smoked – from everything that every day so pleased us.
Of course, now there are many diets that deprive us of such pleasures – Kefir, Buckwheat, Kremlin, Japanese, Protein, Carbohydrate, Low-fat, etc. The ideal option is when a diet, a healthy lifestyle and proper nutrition are inseparable, but it's not easy for everyone to take and give up culinary pleasures. If you are not ready for such radical measures, then just remember that the more energy you spend, the more calories you burn, so to lose weight, you need to burn more calories than you consume.
If you have firmly decided to tie in with the use of chips, cakes and sandwiches with sausage and mayonnaise, then let's look at the positive and negative effects of some diets together, and choose the most suitable diet for yourself.
The "Minus 60" Diet
This diet – just a godsend for those who want to lose weight, but is afraid to break and, spitting on all the restrictions, eat the sweet. Ekaterina Miromanova has developed a food system that allows you to eat everything that you like, including cakes, rolls and potatoes. In this case, you can not bother yourself by counting calories and weighing portions. How can you lose weight if you continue to eat as you want?
The "Minus 60" diet, like any other, has a number of rules and restrictions that will have to be met in order to achieve the desired result. For example, all your meals are suggested to be reduced to three, but it is allowed to make small snacks, while using only light foods. If you are used to skipping breakfast, then this habit will have to get rid of, because only until midnight you are allowed to eat whatever you want. But there are a number of recommendations. For example, try to replace milk chocolate with bitter, white bread with rye, and white sugar with brown or fructose. The use of potatoes and pasta should be reduced if possible, and use buckwheat or rice as a side dish. And you can process them as you like – cook, stew or passer, but remember that if you can not refuse fried, then you have to remove mayonnaise and sour cream from your diet. Thus, up to 12: 00 you can use in any amount and quantity everything that your heart desires.
At lunch, the feast of the stomach will have to be canceled. Now all the permitted products can be eaten boiled, stewed or fresh. Sour cream, mayonnaise, butter and soy sauce can be added to dishes only up to 14: 00 and in very small quantities. If you are used to cooking soup on broth, you will have to refuse to add potatoes to it, which can be replaced with beans or peas. Sushi, sour-milk products, fruit (1-2 apple, pineapple, kiwi, citrus, plums), uncooked vegetables, boiled mushrooms, meat and fish products, eggs, cereals, rice noodles, tea, coffee, freshly squeezed juice, red dry wine.
Supper is recommended before 18: 00, thus it is necessary to refuse from fried. The author of the diet as an evening meal suggests to choose one thing – fruits that can be combined with dairy products, vegetables with cereals, meat or fish products.
In addition to changing diet, this diet provides daily exercise and body care. This is necessary in order to get rid of excess kilograms, the skin does not sag and does not become flabby. If you manage to observe these simple recommendations, then after a while you will notice how the excess weight is melting, and how beautiful your figure is.
Diet of Dr. Arthur Agatston
Cardiologist from Florida Arthur Agatston has developed a system of nutrition that allows not only to lose excess weight, but also to reduce the burden on the heart. He saved us from the need to count calories, understand the types of fats, alternate proteins with carbohydrates, and allowed to eat the allowed products in virtually unlimited quantities.
This program of weight loss includes three stages, the duration of which can vary depending on your health and feelings. But Agaston is of the opinion that the first and second stages should last from a month to two. Moreover, he recommends from time to time to make himself small indulgences, moving from stage to stage and eat from 3 to 6 once a day.
The first two stages of the diet provide for the restructuring of metabolism, losing weight and getting used to the new diet. At the first stage, sugar, confectionery and flour products, starchy foods, fruits, berries, juices, carrots, corn, fatty meats and cheeses, duck, goose, chicken legs and skin, milk, yogurt and alcohol should be completely excluded from the diet. It turned out a fairly large list, but what can you eat? Arthur Agatston recommends eating lean meat, poultry meat, any fish and seafood, non-starchy vegetables, mushrooms, greens, egg white, low-fat cottage cheese and cheese, olive and sunflower oil and nuts in small quantities. Try to eat enough meat and vegetables so that you do not feel hungry.
The second stage differs from the first by the addition of physical exercises that accelerate the metabolism process and contribute to weight loss. Also in addition to products from the first stage are unsweetened fruits and berries, skimmed milk, yogurt, kefir, brown rice, barley, oatmeal, buckwheat, bitter chocolate, cocoa and red wine in small quantities. The second stage of the diet should last until you reach the weight you wanted, or until, despite all your efforts, it will stop falling.
Having reached the ideal weight, you go to the third stage, which should continue throughout life. Gradually, you reduce the number of meals to three and now almost automatically control the composition of your menu, which still should not have white bread, flour products from white flour, potatoes, white rice, sugar and sweets. The third stage of the diet ensures the maintenance of the achieved result and the preservation of a good physical form.
Robert Atkins Diet
The main goal of this diet is to stabilize and maintain blood sugar at a constant level, to wean from various food dependencies and change metabolism, resulting in the body starting to use fats as the main source of energy. At once it is necessary to say that the attitude of nutritionists to the proposed food system is ambiguous, because Dr. Atkins insists on using a lot of fats, including butter, fat, fat pork and cheese, although all these products lead to a significant increase in cholesterol, and therefore to clogged vessels and atherosclerosis. Inadequate amounts of carbohydrates interfere with the production of serotonin, which means that over time, people who adhere to this diet, suddenly starts to change mood, and they become irritable. In addition, the diet of Dr. Atkins is not suitable for people with kidney disease and an elevated level of creatinine in the blood, it is contraindicated in diabetes mellitus, during pregnancy and lactation.
The program of losing weight Dr. Atkins consists of 2 phases: reducing and supporting. During the reducing phase, the metabolism changes and a habit of a new food style is developed, and during the supporting phase, the desired weight is gradually achieved and maintained.
Robert Atkins suggests following the basic rules: do not eat more than 20 grams of carbohydrates per day, start eating only when you really feel hungry, and finish when you feel saturated, exclude from your diet fruits, bread, cereals, vegetables with a high content of starch and sweets.
Unlimited quantities are allowed to eat meat and meat products, fish, poultry, seafood, eggs, cheeses, non-starchy vegetables and herbs, mushrooms, natural oils, water, herbal teas without sugar, drinks with sugar substitutes. About alcoholic beverages should be forgotten before the onset of the second phase of the diet.
Atkins provided a fairly large list of allowed products, which means that you can fantasize and prepare different dishes to your liking, however, it should be noted that during this diet you need to take vitamins with minerals.
So, it's time to choose the diet that suits you and achieve your perfect forms! The faster you want to see the result, the earlier you need to start losing weight, which means you need to start now. Do not tighten the above systems too much, and let immediately you do not notice the lightning results, but gradually lose weight will be less likely to return. Lose weight, become better and believe in yourself. At you all will necessarily turn out!
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