Wednesday, 7 August 2013

Top 5 Low Carb Diet Plans Used to Burn Millions of Pounds !

Low carb diets put a restriction on the amount of carbohydrates you intake and emphasizes on the consumption of proteins. There are many low-carb diet plans, each having their own restrictions and the amount of carbohydrates that can be consumed. Listed below are popular five low-carb diet plans that can help you lose weight quickly.

I'm going to showcase top 5 low-carb diet plans with its key features. Just by reading this short post, you can grasp its pros and cons without reading  mile-long reviews or 1000's pages of users comments. You can quickly decide the ideal plan for yourself.

Ready?

Let's move on...

Atkins Diet

This diet claims to help lose up to 15 pounds in two weeks. The diet is divided into four phases during which added sugars and refined grains are completely forbidden to consume. With the progress of each phase, dieters are allowed to consume a little more carbohydrates, choosing from among the nutritious ones.

Recommended Cookbook:  

The New Atkins for a New You Cookbook: 200 Simple and Delicious Low-Carb Recipes in 30 Minutes or Less (Touchstone Book)

Dukan Diet

This diet, created by French physician Pierre Dukan consists of a lot of rules and even the slightest slip is considered unpardonable. This weight loss plan is also divided into four phases, all of while allows dieters to eat just about anything, keeping a check on the amount of carbohydrates they consume.

Recommended Diet book: 

The Dukan Diet Cookbook: The Essential Companion to the Dukan Diet

Paleo Diet

This weight loss program takes its inspiration from Paleolithic period when cavemen existed. The diet restricts the consumption of all junk food, refined sugar, grains and legumes and advices dieters to eat fish, poultry, vegetables and fruits. The quantity depends on how fast and how much weight the individual wants to lose.

 Recommended Diet book & recipes: 
  • The Paleo Diet Revised: Lose Weight and Get Healthy by Eating the Foods You Were Designed to Eat .
  • The Paleo Diet Cookbook: More Than 150 Recipes for Paleo Breakfasts, Lunches, Dinners, Snacks, and Beverages

South Beach Diet

This diet is based on the “good carbs, bad carbs” theory. Dieters are advised not to give up consuming carbohydrates but replacing the bad ones with the good ones. The diet claims to help lose up to 13 pounds in the first two weeks. The program is divided into three phases, each less restrictive than the previous one.

Mandatory Guides & Cookbook
  • The South Beach Diet Gluten Solution: The Delicious, Doctor-Designed, Gluten-Aware Plan for Losing Weight and Feeling Great.
  • The South Beach Diet Quick and Easy Cookbook: 200 Delicious Recipes Ready in 30 Minutes or Less

Eco-Atkins Diet - Strict Vegan Style

This diet plan not only helps lose weight but also improves the heart’s health. According to this weight loss program total daily calorie intake should be divided into plant proteins (31%), plant fats (43%) and carbohydrates (26%). This is a 100% vegan diet plan and claims to help lose up to 8 pounds in a month.

Recomended Book:

The Get Healthy, Go Vegan Cookbook: 125 Easy and Delicious Recipes to Jump-Start Weight Loss and Help You Feel Great

Some myths, hypes and FAQ


I heard that low card diets are fad and dangerous?

Zero-carb is dangerous; absolutely no problem with low carb. You are fat because your body is full of excess carbs, losing some of it is not going to hurt you!

Does it really work?

Scientifically, Yes, it's the only dieting plan guaranteed to work. If i doesn't work then most likely nothing will work for you.

Are the result permanent?

NO, unfortunately. Permanent result is simply not possible without permanent lifestyle change.

What about exercise?

Initially you will lose tons of weight without exercise. Later on you need to do workouts to get result- cardio and strength, both are good.

Did you knew that there isn't much difference in low-carb and low-calorie diet plan? Read this article!