Losing weight is a concern for a lot of people right now. While some people can loss weight on their own, others need a more structured process. Some people simply do better when they have weight loss programs to follow. Because marketers are aware of this, the diet industry is one of the fast growing in the world. Fad diets are everywhere you look, trying to convince you that their way is the only way to lose weight. Because of the way these diets work, the can end up doing you more harm than good. Not every diet program out there is a just a fad, though. There are some programs available that can be helpful. Do you want to find a good program to help you with your weight loss? Here are some suggestions (and warnings):
One of the best known weight loss programs is the Atkins diet. This diet focuses on eating little to no carbs and instead eating lots of protein. This approach can be incredibly hazardous to your health. You will see major weight loss using this method. The weight loss is quick, as well. But in most cases, you regain the weight. You can balloon back up as soon as you start eating carbs again. Further: carbs are necessary nutrients for your body. Carbs are used to create energy. Nutritionally, going cutting out carbohydrates is bad for you, not to mention it can be difficult.
Dean Ornish’s Eat More, Weigh Less is another program that is quickly gaining momentum in the weight loss world. Consumer search.com currently lists this program as a top diet program. This program is great for vegetarians who need to lose weight. It has been clinically proven to be a good diet program. The biggest drawback to this program is the lack of variety and strictness of the program. A great bonus of this program is that it’s proven good for heart health.
Another weight loss program on the market that may have reached your mind is Volumetrics. For the most part, however, news of this diet has been kept mostly on the down low. The book can be purchased on Amazon.com for around ten dollars. Most of the people who have tried this diet liked it because it allows them to eat their favorite non-healthy snacks every once in a while. You are even allowed to have bacon in this program! This program boasts more filling foods than many of it’s counterparts. This means that you eat less and still have energy.
Each weight loss program varies from the others. A few help you lose weight and are healthy for you. In the end, some may not even help you lose weight, or will hurt you physically. Before you start any kind of diet or program it is always best to consult your physician. Physically, your doctor is your best source for your history. He or she will be able to help you figure out how to get from where you are right now to where you want to be when you reach your goal weight.