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The Cabbage Soup Diet: How and why it will never work

The Cabbage Soup Diet: How and why it will never work

WHAT DOES IT PROMISE?

People who have undergone this diet claim that you can lose up to 10 pounds (possibly even more) in as little as one week. Some others simply use this to prepare for that special event (like prom or a friend’s wedding). And some even use this as the beginning phase of their weight loss regimen.

Fact 1: This crash diet is not good for the long run. It doesn’t even give you the nutrients you need to keep healthy.

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WHAT CAN YOU EAT?

As it name simply says, fat-free cabbage soup is the main entrée of this diet, for breakfast, lunch and dinner. However, there are other foods that you can incorporate in the diet too. These foods include a mix of fruits, other vegetables and meat that you can… Continue reading



Beachin’ Bodies: Why everyone is crazy about South Beach Diet

Beachin’ Bodies: Why everyone is crazy about South Beach Diet

Yes, a friend may have talked about it in one of your late-afternoon coffee rendezvous. Or perhaps, a co-worker who everyone is raving about with her awesome new look, prompted you to look it up online.

Or maybe, you are experiencing self-depreciation issues with your weight and appearance in the mirror and photographs.

Well, do not fret because today we are giving you the truth about South Beach Diet, and why many people are doing it.

What exactly is South Beach Diet?

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image: © garrydd / Fotolia

A diet plan popularized by Arthur Agatston, the South Beach Diet is a diet – modification strategy plan that promotes the consumption of low-glycemic carbohydrates, lean proteins, unsaturated fats and foods rich in fiber.

This take on weight loss has three strategies: the first strategy is aiming for rapid weight loss (up to… Continue reading



Protein diet plan

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image: © Elizabeta Lexa / Fotolia

Protein diet plan

Many women avoid protein diet from their usual diet plan because they are afraid of bulky muscles like men. This is a general misconception in women about the proteins.

Men and women have different hormone levels, actually the male hormone testosterone is helping them to get bulky muscles. Therefore no need of fear in women about the protein diet plan.

Protein rich foods:

  • Dairy products

They are very rich in proteins. You can include yogurt, cottage cheese, cheese and milk.

  • Dried fruits and nuts contain proteins and fibers that are needed for the weight loss.
  • Lean meat is also rich in quality proteins. Avoid red meats.
  • Include a lot of vegetables of fruits in your diet plan.
  • Do not take only protein rich foods. You need other proteins too. Protein diet plan should be a part of your regular diet plan.… Continue reading