It is a safe, sensible, and not supposing starvation diet. It is a low-calorie diet that will quickly take away extra kilograms and make you satisfied.
The process of weight loss has to pass by the “empty plate syndrome”. Food products that work for satiation or give you a sense of fullness, contain a big amount of fiber, water and protein, and fill you plate not loading your stomach by needless calories.
Besides, the products containing fiber, water and protein, are supplied by nutrients which make this diet not only effective, but also really healthy.
The diet plan supposes using 1200 calories daily. But can you really expect losing 9 pounds in a month? Nutritionists recommend women to lose from 1 to 2 pounds a week. However, the more extra weight that you need to lose you have, the faster it will go away.
Remember though, intake of less than 1200 calories a day may slow down your metabolism, making the weight loss more intense and hard. And, be sure to consult a doctor before you start losing weight!
H2O fills our stomachs, and here we speak not only about the water that we drink. For instance, a cup of boiled potatoes contains 135 calories, at the same time a cup of boiled cauliflower – just 30 calories, so it is possible to use fewer calories without reducing the amount of food on your plate. Food products with a maximum content of water are: fresh fruit, non-starch vegetables, and bouillon-based soups.
Starting with Atkins’s times, proteins are associated with weight loss. Dutch researchers have recently discovered that meat proteins strengthen a sense of fullness and can lower the number of calories used during a day. But plates of beefsteaks and pork chops will not let you fit in your bathing suit at a proper time. Tend to eating Lenten proteins such as turkey or chicken without skin, tofu, beans, fish, and low-fat milk products.
Fibers prolong a sense of fullness, and also improve intestinal work, preventing abdominal distention. For instance, try to mix your usual bread with cereals, or add some beans which contain a big amount of fiber, to your salad.