Different Types of Diet Plans

As many people who want to diet, there are almost that same number of diet plans available, whether in the market or self-professed. These plans are similar as well as different in their formulations, ingredients and calorie computations.

Let us look at some of the more popular diet plans that have made many happy with their effectiveness.

Diet Charts

A diet plan can come in the form of a diet chart as recommended by a professional dietician; it can also be easily accessed from the Internet today. The diet chart guides the user through a food regime that ensures weight loss.

The Atkins diet

The Atkins plan is world renowned today for its low-carb structure. Although you skip all carbs at the start of the Atkins diet plan, it is slowly put back when you do not lose any more weight.

The South Beach Diet

The South Beach plan is very popular with its book release or online version. All that is in this diet program is to ensure that you have 3 healthy meals a day, with even some healthy snacks.

The SlimFast diet

The SlimFast plan requires you to take its two shakes; one for your breakfast and another for lunch before you can have a normal dinner meal. The day SlimFast shakes are to keep the calories low in your body which helps in your weight loss objective.

The Weight Watchers diet

The Weight Watchers plan is all about eating what you like but in the right portion so that you will take in sufficient nutrition for a healthy body. It is really a call to changing your lifestyle which might include exercising.

The Subway diet

The Subway diet is found to be quite effective in weight loss due to its low fat in its ingredients in a Subway sandwich. There is no cooking; hence, no saturated fats to boost calories.


But any good diet plan must be flexible enough to avoid over eating or adverse effects to your health. The diet plan that you choose should be suitable to your body, fun enough to keep you motivated to continue until you achieve your weight loss target and allow you variety to ensure that there are sufficient nutrients and minerals which are needed by your body to stay healthy.

The plan that you choose should not put you off food which might lead to a food disorder known as anorexia, which can be fatal. You should not choose the plan that works for your friends or family members because each person is different and their bodies have different make ups and needs that there is no such thing as ‘if it works for me, then it will work for you’ diet plan. Hence, there are numerous diet plans in the market for your choosing. So, choose wisely.

Source by Sanjay Soni

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