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3 best diets for weight loss

Whether you’re going on a weight loss regime or going on a diet just for the sake of health, choosing a diet is always grueling. How do you choose which is the best diet for you? Every body functions differently. Only you would know how yours rolls. So carefully choose a diet that your body can sustain. For example, don’t go on a low carb diet if your body has a fast metabolism. We’ve put together the best 3 diets of 2019 to help you take your pick.

The Atkins diet

Chances are that you’ve already heard about it. If you haven’t then you’ll hear about it soon. It’s the most popular weight loss diet of 2019. This diet requires you to eliminate carbs completely from your diet. When you eat fewer carbs, your body doesn’t feel hungry. This is another reason this diet is so popular. Most diets put you on a strict regime that makes you feel hungry all the time.

What can you eat? 

The Atkins diet requires you to eat only protein and fiber eliminating carbs from your diet altogether.

This diet works in 4 phases. The first phase requires you to start your induction into the diet and eat no more than 20 carbs a day for 2 weeks. The rest of the 3 phases introduce to healthy carbs as you lose weight.

This diet has been studied very extensively. It has reigned in more results than any other low carb diet and is especially successful in reducing belly fat. This is the dangerous fat that sits snugly in your abdomen bringing in a world of diseases.

The Atkins diet is known to reduce many risk factors for diseases. It effectively lowers your triglycerides, blood sugar, cholesterol, and blood pressure. Like all low carb diets, this diet is very effective for good cholesterol.

It is safe for most people and has been voted one of the healthiest diets of the year. It is imperative to remember that since everybody is different, this diet may not suit some in very rare cases.

The HCG Diet

The HCG diet was first formulated in the 20th century by Dr. Simeons who found that the HCG hormone in pregnant women helps the body to function normally and curbs hunger. Since then the hormone has been experimented with over the years. We now have the fully formulated HCG diet which has helped people worldwide. This article about HCG can clear a few more doubts about the diet.

With this diet, you can lose up to 1 kg per day. Sounds nice? You can do this without feeling pangs of hunger and avoid scores of bad moods.

What can you eat?

The HCG diet is divided into 3 phases. In the first phase, you have to eat normally and start yourself on the HCG supplements. These supplements could be drops, injections, pellets or spray. You can choose whichever mode you’re comfortable with. The second phase requires you to be solely on no more than 500 calories a day and continue taking the supplements. This phase normally lasts between 3 to 6 weeks depending on the rate of weight loss and your requirements. The final phase reintroduces you to carbs and you have to stop taking your supplements.

The low hunger and the HCG hormone work together and you lose weight like never before. You can consult your HCG professional for the correct way to go about the diet.

The Zone Diet

This diet puts you on a low glycemic diet and you have to limit your carbs to 35–45% of your daily load of calories. You also reduce your protein and fat to 30%. You have to eat foods with a low glycemic index. GI is the measure of how much a particular food makes your blood sugar spike. It was developed for the purpose of reducing the risk of fatal diseases and reducing the levels of blood sugar. Of course, weight loss is an added bonus!

What can you eat?

You can eat a balanced meal of protein, fruits, and veggies in 1:2 ratio. You also have to eat a little fat like avocado oil and olive oil. These fats have good cholesterol which is needed for the functioning of the heart.

The greatest benefit that this diet has is the reduction of the risk of heart diseases.

With these three amazing diets, do you have a reason to avoid thinking of your health? With our sedentary lifestyles and bad food habits, the sooner we walk the health path the better.

 

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