DietOne of the many changes that will take place during the course of the week is how you eat, how much you eat and how often you do it. Meals are important, it is never a good idea to skip out on a meal and avoid any diet that tells you to do this. Skipping meals only denies the body much needed nutrients causing all kinds of side-effects that will make you want to eat even more. Instead adopt a diet plan that will not tell you to skip meals but instead changes what you eat and how much you eat. These changes can be small, such as making a sacrifice, for instance, giving up that chocolate bar after lunch will help you lose several pounds in a week. Try replacing some of the unhealthy foods you consume such as soft drinks, and replace it with healthier substitutes. Choosing water over soft drinks will benefit you in several ways. For one, you will give up the hundreds of calories that come with fizzy drinks, and by drinking water you will be giving up excess water (which otherwise makes your body bloated) as well as kick start your metabolism.
Diets encourage substitution and sacrifice but also change, one useful diet to follow is the Whole diet, where you would give up processed foods as well as sugars, dairy and alcohol, as these are the kind of foods that take a while to breakdown and often stored in the body in the form of fat. During this diet, concentrate exclusively on vegetables, meat, a little fruit and be sure to drink plenty of water. There other diets that are simple and easy on the budget, such as the Mediterranean diet, which focuses on foods cooked in the style of those who live around the Mediterranean. This diet encourages you to forgo bread and other processed foods and replace them with fish, vegetables, fruit and red wine.