Let’s face it, choosing a diet is a daunting task with so many choices available out there. So instead, try this philosophy instead. Read through the diets with an open mind. Look for the sorts of diets that have desirable traits that you can stick with. Remember, this is about you and success. If you cannot commit to the diet you select, then you’ve already failed.
Let’s look at some dieting myths before making your choice.
Myth #1- Some sugars are worse than other sugars. Truth, sugar is sugar; the carbohydrates in these sugars still spike insulin and raise your blood sugar levels resulting in appetite increase.
Wrong. Your body needs fat to keep metabolism and energy. Go for fats from nuts, avocados, and fish and olive oil.
Myth #3- Carbs make you gain weight. This may not be completely correct. But familiarize yourself with the glycemic index and choose carbohydrates from the lower end of the index. This way you can more easily stick with your chosen diet and steadily lose weight.
Myth #4- Low fat foods help you lose weight. It has calories that help you shed weight. One pound of weight is approximately equivalent to 3,500 calories. So there is room to maneuver on your diet.
Myth #5- Eating in the day packs on pounds. It’s what you eat such as buttered popcorn, snack cakes, potato chips and pizza snack that pack on the pounds. So be aware of what you’re consuming.
Next up in selecting a diet that is right for you is going to need some work from you and that work is study. Compare these diets, and examine the strategies behind them. These are the soup to nuts of a sound diet. Check out the physical requirements that go along with the diet. Honestly, exercise is synonymous with diet rather than the phrase”exercise and diet.”
Research the menu and select three to four diets to zero in on and research deeper. Do they have the snacks you like or could enjoy? Is your comfort food listed? Do they alter recipes of your favorite foods to include them in this diet? Make a list of the bookings you have, because these are where you make your daily diet selection.
Last, acquaint yourself with the issues diets don’t address. Problems like the amounts of sugars in carbonated drinks, wheat and its damaging effect to diets. Simply take a strong look at potatoes and the appetite spikes that could result. Many dieters blame the diet when weight doesn’t come off, yet there are many other hidden factors are culprits also.
Now narrow down your contenders, fix your pantries accordingly and set a date to begin. With appropriate research and self-education you need to have every expectation of a successful diet. Here’s weight loss to you.