While the word diet generally refers to the combination of foods that we eat normally, it has also come to mean a certain regimen of food that contains restriction of certain food groups in order to aid weight loss. Often many people who are Obese, Diabetic etc follow a diet pattern to lose weight while few too thin people diet in order to gain weight.
Firstly we all must understand that in every endeavor, planning is the most effective yet critical tool in achieving our goals. It is very vital to run the process smoothly just like in dieting.
Before you actually start planning for a diet regime, some of the common questions that would arise are Can you easily find these foods in your local grocery store?
Will you be able to eat your favorite foods? Does it fit your lifestyle and budget? Does it include proper amounts of nutrients and calories to help you lose weight safely and effectively?
Is regular physical activity part of the plan? Etc etc….
Dieting is not new and people have been using this way to control the intake of certain food items for ages. But the craze for reducing one’s weight to look more attractive and sexy has become a trend/ passion/ style statement which has given birth to various types of different diets that claim to give fast results.
However, not all diets are suitable for all individuals, it many depend on the individual’s problem in specific. But here there is a common question that arises, if these diets are healthy or not! Dieting is a balancing act where you need to follow some principles such as:
There are a number of diet plans that you would find on the social networking such as: General Motors Diet, Atkins Diet, Paleolithic Diet, Blood Group Diet, South Beach Diet, Low Carb Diet, High Protein Diet, and the list goes on and on….but remember that there are no shortcuts.
If you are overweight and planning to shed down loads of your weight then you must develop and plan to lose your excess weight and maintain the target weight after it is achieved. For this you need to be strong willed and follow the diet plan strictly.
Whether you are too fat or thin or in-between, to have a healthy lifestyle for good health, you require maintaining and eating a balanced diet restricting your calorie intake. It is very important that you include a variety of foods like vegetables, fruits, whole grains, lean meat, low fat dairy products and limit salts and saturated fats.
A balanced diet doesn’t mean not eating foods in a day rather it is minimizing your food to consume in a day. The food should have a variety of vitamins and minerals which your body needs including healthy fats. So, it important that you fully understand about nutrition, its importance, values and make sure that you eat the proper portions of protein, carbohydrates and healthy fats.
What is the significance of these diets? Special diets are designed for people with certain medical conditions or for various other reasons. Following a balanced diet, you will have to manage: Eating the right foods for losing weight. Eliminate toxic foods readily available. Stop feeling guilty when eating and enjoy every bite. Determination is the key ingredient for a healthy life.
Key points for making a diet plan: Before you consider making a diet plan, it’s important you think about Calorie control, Nutrient density, Adequacy, Balance, Moderation and Variety. Although most nutritionist or diet experts use many procedures but the six principles are the most important points for an effective diet.
Finally the bottom line is to have a proper planned balanced meal along with exercise that would keep you in good health and strong. At Vahrehvah, we offer you with a wide range of healthy, nutritious, air fried snacks and delicious recipes that are quick and easy to prepare using very little oil.
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