Best Diet Tips For Healthy Weight Loss In 2015
Have you made the decision to lose weight and get fit for a healthier lifestyle in 2015? If so, you need to make sure that you choose a diet or healthy eating plan that suits your circumstances and does not exacerbate any medical conditions you might have.
Fast weight loss and fad diets are out, and a greater emphasis is being placed on healthy eating for long-term success. Although you may not see results quite as fast, slower weight loss (around 2 to a maximum of 3 pounds per week) is better for your heart and is definitely easier to maintain over a long period. Extreme diets are discouraging and overly restrictive, and can cause you obsess over food and give up your weight loss efforts.
So, here’s what is working and is set to be popular in 2015!
The DASH diet is still as popular as ever and is considered one of the safest ways to lose weight. It provides health benefits because it can help lower blood pressure and reduce your risk of stroke and heart attack.
The diet teaches users how to eat foods based on portion sizes. It also emphasizes consuming the nutrients that you need to be healthy. You’ll be eating foods like fruits and vegetables, grains, lean meats and low-fat dairy.
One of the reasons this diet works for many people is because you don’t have to avoid sweets. You’re allowed to have sweet treats in moderation. There is however, some debate over whether such low fat diets are good for you as we know that healthy fats are essential for the brain and for making hormones.
The Mediterranean diet is another plan that has been used with great success. On a mediterranean style diet, you eat the sort of foods popular in the mediterranean, such as fish, olives and olive oil, avocado, lean meats, fruits, vegetables, nuts, and red wine.
The Paleo diet remains popular although not everyone can restrict their intake of carbohydrate and feel entirely well on this type of diet. It is good for reducing your comsumption of refined sugar, some grains and any processed foods. The emphasis is on natural foods, including lean meats, fruit and vegetables and heart healthy oils. This way of eating can help give you clear skin, lower your blood pressure and help to prevent heart disease.
Perhaps the newest is the Skinny Gut Diet. This eating plan focuses much more on achieving your weight loss goals without sacrificing your health. Brenda Watson, who is a certified nutritional consultant and an expert in the area of digestive health, discovered through extensive research that successful and healthy weight loss is inextricably linked to the balance of bacteria in your gut.
Simply put, when the ratio of bad bacteria is higher than the good bacteria, an imbalance exists, causing you to absorb more calories from your food which can lead to increased fat storage. Brenda Watson suggests that by balancing the good and bad bacteria, you will achieve healthy weight loss and most importantly, keep it off.
- You can learn more about this diet here, however, the main rules are:
- Eat more healthy fats (emphasize Omega 3) to combat inflammation.
- Eat whole, living foods.
- Keep sugar consumption low.
- Eat protein at every meal (that makes me happy).
- Eat probiotics.
This diet is not a fast, fad or yoyo type diet. Its aim is to foster healthy weight loss while making you healthier on the inside. If you have any questions, you can probably find the answers here.
Whichever diet or eating plan you choose, remember to run it past your doctor before embarking on it, and here’s to a slim and fabulous 2015!