2 Reasons Why Low Calorie Diets Don't Work

Do you planning to follow a low calorie diet plan in order to lose weight fast? Before you take any action, read this article to find out why low calorie diet plans don’t work!
By: Loss Weight diet
 
Nov. 7, 2009 - PRLog -- !

I have been getting numerous emails from people saying that they are following a certain popular low calorie diet then find out they are only getting little to no results. After failing to lose weight from this particular diet plan, people tend to give on it!

The top reason why low-calorie diet plans cannot help you is: when you eat low-calorie foods, you are pretty much starving your body. You feel sick and tired at all times. Also, by going on a low calorie diet, you will not have the energy to do exercises, physical activities, or other activities. All these things happen because your metabolic rate is low!

If you want to lose weight properly, you are going to have to keep these two things in mind:

1. Calories are not your enemies: Calories are not what you should avoid; calories are required to supply your body with the necessary nutrition and energy. When your body gets enough food, your metabolic rate will increase and will give a weight loss effect!

The bad calories are those that are available in junk foods. So while you won’t accumulate fat by eating 10 apples per day (even though a single apple contains almost 100 calories), you will surely get fat by eating 10 burgers!

That is the basic difference! You need to avoid empty calories (that is, junk foods) and embrace bad calorie foods, such as fruits and veggies. Now negative calorie doesn’t mean that there is no calorie in these foods; it only means that in order to digest themselves, these foods will force your body to burn more calories than what they provide! As the ultimate result of this calorie deficit, you will lose weight!

2. Gaining muscle is a must: Do you know that in order to maintain themselves, muscles burn a lot of your calories? You should know that the more muscles you build, the more weight you will lose! Consuming food that have a lot of protein can help you gain lean muscles; another is lifting weights at your local gym. Eating protein-rich foods also has its advantages: you won’t feel hungry too often; as such, you don’t have to worry about overeating.

When you eat low-calorie foods, you are not able to build muscles; instead you LOSE muscles.When your body doesn’t have enough lean muscles, it is not able to burn fat since your metabolic rate remains at an abnormally low level. Another reason why low calorie diets don’t work!

Most of these low calorie diets will only help you lose water and muscles; while you maybe misled into believing that you have actually lost several dozens of pounds, you have not lost the single most important thing that is keeping you from becoming slim: and that is FAT! Unless you lose fat, there is no way you can become fit!

If you need help on how to start your weight loss goal, I suggest investing a small amount of money into a popular online e-book called Strip That Fat. Strip That Fat can help you with your weight goals by not restricting you from certain foods, just limiting them.
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