Weight Loss Programs And Protein Diets
Every week we can read in magazines and specialized
publications that animal and vegetal proteins can help us to lose
weight. They name many benefits derived of these proteins such us
the thermogenesis in our body, and the muscle mass building. Let's see what
are the main qualities of these
proteins, and which are some of the most famous diets that are based on this
type of food.
One of the qualities that the promoters of the consumption of proteins
is that they have a great power of satiety, and thus can contain
much more easily those hunger pangs that are so common in people
with overweight troubles. As our body takes long time to digest
we can lengthen the time between meals, and we can take the new meal
in a more controlled way. Another benefit of protein is that the body uses
more calories to
digest, and thus we can achieve a more effective balance between the
intake and consumption of calories.
Probably the best known diet that includes large amounts of protein
is the famous Atkins Diet. People who have followed this system
report that they can easily controll their appetite, and during the early
stages of the diet the weight loss is remarkable. Critics say that there can be
dangerous deficiencies of some nutrients, and a lack of some essential
carbon hydrates, vitamins, and minerals.
recommend a complete protein diet for only one day a week. They say
that this is an efficient way to have a
metabolic acceleration that can contribute to achieve our target weight.
Other advantage upon the opinion of the specialists, is that the proteins
contribute significantly to the development of muscle mass. As the
volume of muscle mass is an important factor to increase the
metabolic rate, we can burn more calories including when we are at rest. Some
diet and bodybuilding methods
also argue that if the dinner meal contains only proteins, this can increase
the secretion of human growth hormone at night, and thus the
formation of muscle mass.
The best sources of animal proteins are those free of cholesterol. Lean cuts
of beef, chicken, pork, fish. Dairy products. Also vegetable
proteins such as lentils, chickpeas, and soybeans, contribute to
achieve these goals.
Protein supplements derived from whey have had lately much press.
Anyway with an adequate intake of natural protein and moderate
exercise can have very good results.
Other Famous Diets
This segment of the weight loss programs is very
popular, and we can say that every month
a new system is being launched to the market. Some of the most
The South Beach
The Lemonade Diet
The Sonoma Diet