For a long time, people have been concerned about their weight. They try all the options available to shed off their fat for the better. But with so many trending diet plans in the market, which one to follow for best results and least negative impacts? And frequent travellers require a specific type of diet plan that can sustain. just a note of caution if you are travelling during the pandemic you will require self-testing kits from a Government list of approved 2 & 8 providers. And before you plan anything about your diet please consult a doctor. After all, there is no one-size-fits-all diet plan that is perfect for every body type. Before you take the overwhelming decision to stick to a certain type of diet plan, ask yourself if you will be able to commit to it for a prolonged period or if it suits your lifestyle and food preferences. There is no specific medicine for weight loss until you change your lifestyle. You need to address the root cause. We have discussed all types of diet plans and you can choose one that suits you the most.
Low Carb Diet or Keto Diet
The foremost motive of the Low Carb Diet or Keto Diet is to push your body to use more fats. This is a substitute for carbs as a main source of energy and hence limits your carb intake to 30-150 grams per day. One of the best diets to cut down belly fat. Also, improve your blood pressure, blood sugar level, cholesterol level, and insulin level. However, Low Carb Diet or Keto Diet is safe for most people; some people have reported an increase in bad cholesterol levels and feeling miserable while on this diet. Especially people with corona infection should avoid a self-designed diet plan as it can be harmful. At the same time if you haven’t tested yourself until now you can order self-testing kits from the Government list of approved 2 & 8 providers.
Low Fat Diet
A Low Fat Diet restricts your consumption of calories as fat to under 30%. This diet shows small yet relevant changes in overall weight. But is not as effective as the Low Carb Diet or The Ultra Low Fat Diet. Then there is also the ultra low-fat diet. The Ultra Low Fat Diet restricts your consumption of calories as fat to under 10%. But this also reduces the overall intake of protein. Apart from drastic weight loss, this diet also improves your blood pressure, blood sugar level, and cholesterol level reduces the risk of heart diseases and inflammation. It can also help in managing type 2 diabetes. The diet is recommended for people who want quick weight loss. However, it is not effective in the longer run. There are many qualified and popular diet planners around Gatwick, Manchester, Stansted, Heathrow, and Luton that can create a customized low carb diet plan for you.
Vegan Diet or Plant-based Diet
Vegan Diet or Plant-based Diet is a form of a vegetarian diet but stricter. It eliminates meat, dairy, eggs, and animal-derived products, such as honey, whey, albumin, gelatin, and some forms of vitamin D3. Since this diet is associated with reduced calorie intake, low fat and high fibre, it helps to reduce weight effectively. The con of following a Vegan Diet is that you miss out on food that is immensely high in nutrients like zinc, omega-3 fatty acids, vitamin D, vitamin B12, iron, calcium etc., owing to the elimination of animal-based products. Testings have shown that Vitamin D and Calcium are essential to keep your bones strong. Other vitamins and minerals are also essential to keep your body functioning properly.
The Paleo and Dukan Diet
The ideology behind this diet plan is that numerous modern diseases are linked to the Western diet and the consumption of dairy, grains, and processed foods. So, we need to switch back to whatever our ancestors ate, like whole foods, vegetables, fruits, lean protein, nuts, and seeds, and avoid processed foods, sugar, dairy, and grains to cleanse our bodies and lose significant weight. However, this diet discards whole grains, dairy, and legumes which are highly nutritious and healthy. This is a low-carb and high-protein weight loss diet. It is divided into four phases – two weight loss and two maintenance. Each phase has its eating pattern. However, this diet has not been fully tested and adapted by people due to insufficient knowledge and weird eating pattern. Therefore, if you are planning to travel after the lockdown, and waiting for your self-assessment kit from the Government list of approved 2 & 8 providers, then this plan is not for you.
The Atkins, WW and Dash diets
In this diet, you can lose weight by eating as much protein and fat as you like, but you have to avoid carbs. Weight Watchers Diet or WW is a points-based diet system wherein different foods and beverages are assigned a value depending on their fat, calorie, and fibre contents. And to reach your desired weight, you have to stay within your daily point allowance(this diet does not restrict any food groups). Testings have proved that this is an effective plan. People can sustain themselves for long if they follow the rules. honestly. The DASH (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension) diet is designed to help treat or prevent high blood pressure. This diet focuses on eating plenty of whole grains, fruits, vegetables.
The Zone Diet and IF
The Zone Diet is a low-glycemic-load diet and limits your daily carb, protein, and fat intake to around 30-40% each. Although its weight loss benefits are inconsistent, it reduces the risk of heart disease. Intermittent Fasting is a diet plan wherein you keep switching between periods of fasting and eating. It is more of an eating pattern plan than a diet. It is because you do not restrict any food group rather restrict the timing. Although it promotes healthy weight loss and has multiple other benefits, it does not suit every body type. You need to have your blood tested for various minerals and vitamin deficiencies before you start any type of diet plan. Following this diet will not only reduce your weight but can also avoid many dangerous diseases.