You may have started a diet as part of your New Year resolutions or considering a diet option but with so many options available how do you decide which one is right for you?
The good news is that the British Dietetic Association (BDA) has reviewed some of the most popular diets and come up with its verdict and pros and cons of each.
The list includes:
- 5:2 diet
- Dukan diet
- Paleo diet
- Atkins diet
- Alkaline diet
- Cambridge diet
- South Beach diet
- Slimming World diet
- Slim-Fast diet
- LighterLife diet
- WeightWatchers diet
- Rosemary Conley diet
- Jenny Craig diet
You can read the BDA’s review of all of these diets here.
Unfortunately, for many people maintaining the diet over a period of time becomes too challenging and they find that their weight ‘yo-yos’. Often the diet is a quick fix and not sustainable or may not even be healthy in the long term.
With so much concern over the populations increasing weight and its impact on peoples’ general health (including low back pain) and consequently the pressure these health issues put and will put on the NHS, the NHS has developed a 12 week weight loss plan.
The plan sets out to help people develop healthier eating habits, be more active, and get on track to start losing weight. An easy-to-follow 12 week guide is provided to support you on the journey.
As a North London chiropractor in Muswell Hill, striving to get people to lead strong and healthy lives, we believe that a healthy diet is paramount to supporting this.
Here are 3 simple things you can do starting today to help lose weight:
- Plan your ‘healthy’ meals for the week ahead and only buy whatever is necessary to make the meals on your plan.
- Get rid of all ‘junk’ food from you cupboards and don’t replenish.
- If you tend to over eat use smaller plates and bowls to eat from,
If you’ve tried various diets we’d love to hear your results and why not give our 3 simple tips a go starting now.