The majority of today popular diets DON’T GIVE RESULTS. Sometimes they help you lose some weight, but, in the long run, you gain it again. These diets are based on Cal measuring and point system and most of them will disappoint you.
Purpose of one diet is not to impose different limits in your diet and deprive you of what’s really important for your body, but, to achieve results in short period of time by simple changes in your everyday eating habits.
So… What is the best way to lose weight fast? My personal choice is a proven way and one of the healthiest in the World – the Mediterranean Diet. Med Diet is considered to be the best way to lose weight fast and keep fit & healthy.
MED DIET 10 SECRETS TO LOSE WEIGHT FAST :
1/ EAT LOTS OF FRESH FRUIT AND VEGETABLES
- Vegetables: tomatoes, broccoli, carrots, spinach, cucumbers, onions, sweet peppers etc.
- Fruit: apples, pears, oranges, grapes, figs, bananas, peaches, melons etc.
2/ EAT HEALTHY FOOD
- Legumes: beans, lentils, peas, chickpeas etc.
- Tubers: potatoes, sweet potatoes, turnips etc.
- Nuts and seeds: walnuts, almonds, hazelnuts, aronia, goji etc.
- Whole grains: whole oats, brown rice, whole grain bread and pasta, corn
- Fish and seafood: salmon, sardines, tuna, oysters, shrimp, crab, mussels etc.
- Herbs and spices: oregano, basil, rosemary, nutmeg, garlic etc.
- Dairy: yogurt, cheese, feta cheese, Greek yogurt
- Healthy fats: extra virgin olive oil, olives
3/ AVOID SALT AND SUGAR
Excellent replacement for salt is – lemon. Lemon gives taste to your food and is extremely healthy. Good replacements for sweets are: fruit, healthy snacks, honey or tahini with honey.
4/ AVOID UNHEALTHY / PROCESSED FOOD
- refined grains, like white bread, pasta made with refined wheat
- refined oils: soybean oil, canola oil
- processed meat: processed sausages etc.
- highly processed food – food labeled “low-fat” or “diet”
5/ AVOID DRINKING CARBONATED & SUGAR-SWEETENED BEVERAGES AND ALCOHOL
6/ DRINK A LOT OF WATER
If possible, drink 8 glasses of water every day.
7/ HAVE A VARIETY IN COOKED MEALS
Variety of meals is important: for a variety of vitamins, minerals and other beneficial, nutritious ingredients.
8/ TAKE CARE OF FOOD COMBINATIONS
This is important for your metabolism and affects fat burning.
Good combinations: meat and salad, rice and salad (+ feta cheese), potatoes and salad (+ feta cheese)
AVOID combination of meat and rice or meat with potatoes.
AVOID combination of oats and milk for breakfast. Good combinations: oats with yogurt or oats with yogurt and fresh fruit.
9/ DON’T SKIP MEALS AND ALWAYS EAT BREAKFAST
- BREAKFAST is the most important meal which gives you energy during the day.
- LUNCH: should pay an attention to above-mentioned food combination
- DINNER: a lighter meal
10/ CLEAN ALL UNHEALTHY TEMPTATIONS from your Home, like candies, carbonated beverages, crackers and different processed food (food with added sugar or chemicals)
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