Archive for March, 2011
Most people who are overweight get dieting wrong and the first thing they think of is starvation. This works briefly but only slows down the metabolism and subsequently is compensated by the body with a rapid regression to the original weight. There are better methods than unnecessary suffering from lack of food.
Providing the 1200 calorie diet is followed with some enthusiasm, it will result in a healthier body and an ultimate weight loss. This diet needs to be rich in nutrition to keep you healthy during the period of the diet, and should suit people of all ages. Consulting a doctor for a medical checkup is always a wise move before taking on the 1200 calorie diet, as owing to the method of the diet, the results are very rapid, and may not suit some people. Get prior advice or discuss your plan with a nutritionist or dietician as the added knowledge can be a great incentive to get you started and see you through to your ultimate success.
Your Choice of 1200 Calorie Diet Menu
What will make your choice of 1200 calorie diet an important issue will be the balance of correct macro-nutrients in the menus. The macro-nutrients are the proportions of proteins, carbohydrates and fats by percentage and they should be distributed as follows: proteins should account for around 15% of the calories, 55% from carbohydrates, and 30% of the calories from proper fats.