There are methods of losing weight, is fundamentally contrary to the general principles of nutrition.In the 70-ies of the last century, was released in light of the new revolutionary Atkins diet - book enjoyed great popularity and caused the most contradictory responses.
The Atkins diet is different from other methods of weight loss?The main difference is the lack of a ban on the use of saturated fats.In addition, the diet prescribed increase in the rate of protein intake on the background of the sharp cuts the share of carbohydrates.The effectiveness of a technique based on the fact that fats are digested longer carbohydrates - they provide full saturation, so to prevent the emergence of hunger pangs.The abundance of protein foods triggers the development of ketosis and ketone substance is known to accelerate the burning of fat.
It is hardly necessary to remind that the abundance of fat negatively affects the state of the cardiovascular system.Long-ter
protein Atkins diet is very effective weight loss plan - a fact confirmed by numerous reviews.Plus the diet is the absence of hunger during its passage.The result is stable diet - former weight does not come back.Diet is divided into phases, which is also an argument in its favor.
Step number 1 (induction phase)
This phase takes 2 weeks.During the day, you need to arrange 3-5 meals.Between them should not take more than 6 hours.The average daily rate of protein - 20 g excluded from the diet drink, which contains caffeine and sweeteners.The ban gets starchy foods (flour products, potatoes, seeds, nuts and so on.).The rate of fluid - Article 8.per day (to drink more).If protein foods cause constipation, it is necessary to increase the intake of dietary fiber.The diet is based on protein (fish and meat are all sorts of seafood, cheeses any fat, eggs).Permissible to eat 2-3 cups of vegetable salads.Used non-starchy vegetables - lettuce, alfalfa, cucumbers and so on. It is also permissible vegetables contain some amount of carbohydrates: celery, turnip beet, eggplant, pumpkin, cabbage and so on. As condiments you can use herbs (dill, basil), vegetablesspicy taste (garlic, hot pepper, ginger).For the salad dressing is recommended to use vegetable oil, vinegar, various species of lemon juice.
Step number 2 (phase stable weight reduction)
At this point, should continue to monitor the intake of carbohydrates, but they need to gradually increase the rate (approximately 5 g per week) through the introduction of beneficial carbohydrate diet food.This process can be continued until the rate of weight loss will not be about 500 g per week.The final phase when the remains to the optimum weight 3-5 kg.
What can you eat at this stage?The diet is supplemented by some previous phase berries and vegetables - red peppers, tomatoes, broccoli, cauliflower, raspberries, strawberries, blueberries.You can enter into the diet of a small amount of nuts and seeds.Acceptable use lemon and tomato juice (0.5 v. Per day).
stage number 3 (stabilization phase)
At this stage, the low-carb Atkins diet continues to lose weight, but at a very slow pace.Norma carbohydrates need to raise no more than 10 grams per week.If the weight begins to increase, it is necessary once again to reduce the amount of carbohydrates to the previous level.At this stage, slightly increased consumption of nuts and seeds, as well as starchy fruits and vegetables (in small amounts can eat potatoes, carrots, peas, beets, cantaloupe, grapefruit, apples, peaches, plums, bananas, etc.).Permissible to eat porridge made from oats or rice.Pozvolitelen white bread (no more than one slice per day).The duration of the individual stages (to achieve the desired weight).
Step number 4 (maintenance phase)
At this stage of the Atkins diet allows you to eat enough variety.We must adhere to the norms of individual carbohydrates, calculated at the last stage.Atkins advises sports, take dietary supplements, vitamins and minerals, and also recommends to control their eating habits.Fluctuations in weight are allowed, but they must not exceed 3 kg (if weight gain have to go back to the previous step, and with a decrease - increase the rate of carbohydrate).
Diet Dr. Atkins causes a lot of positive feedback - weight loss occurs gradually, but steadily.Achieved results hold no problems.