I am one of those people who will try anything at least once. I did try the low carb diet myself. I had the same question as you, low carb diets, do they work?There are several varieties of them. I think the most famous would be the Atkins diet. The Atkins diet is good for weight loss. There are several stages. At first there are virtually no carbs at all on the diet. But you can eat bacon and butter! At first it was so novel to eat this way that it was easy to stay on. As a matter of fact, I stayed on it for over 8 months. But due to my lack of literacy skills I never went past the first level of Dr Atkins’ diet. He slowly introduces carbs in your diet. I must have blanked out after a few chapters.
The first step to achieve a healthy weight loss is education. It is important to realize that a perfect diet does not revolve around fads, new “miracles” or quick weight loss pill claims, but changing bad choices into good ones. Weight loss and weight maintenance are successfully achieved when you make a conscious decision to change your lifestyle and eating habits rather than choosing a two week quick fix.
Eating raw fruits and vegetables isn’t the new fad diet, or the new South Beach Diet. Believe it or not, humans have been eating this way long before they were eating processed junky foods. We didn’t have access to most types of foods. We were scavengers, picking fruits and eating vegetables were a delicacy. Nuts were also eaten for protein. It was either that or starve. Humans ate these fruits as is, no additives, no cooking. One and a half million years ago we learned how to cook. So for a half million years we ate the food raw, as it was intended. We are the only animals on the planet that cook their food. Eating meat doubled the caloric intake of man, which made it easier to hunt and have enough energy to do what needs to be done.
Follow a lower calorie diet for 6 days and then on day 7 overeat by eating pancakes, pizza, fried chicken, cookies, any thing you want. This boosts your fat burning metabolism.
There are available diet programs and diet plans for you; south beach diet keto friendly, zone diet and Atkins diet are a few. However helpful they are for some, they are still being questioned by health specialists. The keys to safely losing weight are changing your lifestyle, exercising, and dedicating yourself to change.
The right combination of foods is also important. You need to follow the guidelines of the food groups for each stage. Believe it or not, by combining certain foods together, they work to help you lose the fat and the weight. It is very important to read the chapters of the book very closely or to follow the instructions on the website. Combinations can make a big difference in the results that you see.
So which one is best for diabetics? We’ll look at a few of the popular diets and compare them. Since we all have different tastes, some will appeal to you more than others. But which ones are best for a diabetic?
Lay on your back and raise your legs up into the air like you’re doing the bicycle (you know, the move you did as a kid) and hold that position for as long as you can the first night (stop if you feel any pain) and gradually build up to holding the movement for 5 minutes or so.