Friday, 05 June 2015Italian women are gorgeous and curvy even though pasta is one of their basic foods. Why does pasta reduce weight? Pasta contains a lot of sugar that takes long to digest but its glycaemic index is low. It is also rich in calories (90kcal / 100g). Thus it takes longer to digest and the insulin level remains unchanged. Insulin is a glimmer hormone that awakens one’s appetite. As a result you’ll feel full for longer after eating pasta.
Thursday, 14 May 2015Jorge Cruise found that a person’s metabolism speeds up when they eat a small meal every three hours. A fast metabolism helps reduce weight. We take a look at Cruise’s diet and how it works. Wacky concept Cruise’s diet is based on the principle of eating a small meal every three hours. These meals don’t have to be highly nutritious but the portions must be small. Cruise claims that one can lose up to 4.5kg in two weeks without sacrificing the food that you love. Another principle is that you should eat low-calorie meals.
Tuesday, 05 May 2015We gain more weight during winter because we are less active. Some of us will continue with our exercise regime, despite the cold, and some of us prefer to take things easy. We mistakenly think that starvation holds the key to shedding those unwanted kilos. Our bodies need a healthy, balanced diet for optimal functioning. Here’s a safe and healthy way to shed five kilos in just two weeks! (Always consult your physician before you start a new weight loss diet.)
Tuesday, 28 April 2015The “apple diet” was born from a simple suggestion. Tammi Flynn, an American nutritionist, advised one of her patients to eat an apple before each meal to increase fibre consumption. Then a miracle happened! Her patient lost 2.3Kg within a week. Later, she combined this idea with a balanced meal plan that has been tried and tested by thousands of people. You can lose up to 5kg a week on this diet.
Sunday, 19 April 2015The hypo caloric diet is very simple because you can eat what you want as long as you don’t exceed 1400 calories per day. The difficult part is to determine the calorie content of the food you plan to eat. Ladies saves you the trouble of calculating the number of calories per day with this easy-to-follow diet.
Friday, 17 April 2015The rice diet plan only lasts for 15 days. Rice is a staple food in many countries and also helps battle the obesity epidemic and reduces other weight-related diseases. Rice is both energising and a hunger suppressant.