A good diet plan is everything that we need in this lifestyle. Cutting carbohydrates from your daily diet plan is tough and tricky. Don’t cut too much carbs rather add leaner meats and healthier fats.
We have tried to combine every little change that you need to make for a low-carb, low-fat diet to boost weight loss. Let’s begin with answering some of your queries and then we will proceed to the diet plan which will provide you some easy ways to lose weight.
What Does A Low Carb Diet Plan For Weight Loss Generally Contain?
You can only intake 50-150 grams of Carbohydrates/ day in a low-carb diet. Low carb means concentrating on lean meats, proteins, fruits, vegetables, whole grains, nuts and low-fat dairy products.
Benefits Of Low-carb Diet-Research shows that a low-carb diet is effective in weight loss. Low-carb diet cuts off sugar, starches like pasta, bread etc and replace them with vegetable, healthy fats and proteins.
Low-carb diet also helps in reducing your appetite. It helps you eat less while contributing to faster weight loss. Research shows that in low-carb diet helps regulate blood pressure, blood sugar and triglycerides.
Can You Have Cheese In A Low-Carb Diet?
Rejoice everybody! Why? Because you can add cheese in your diet plan. Cheese contains fat and more of protein than carbs. Dietitians encourage to add protein and healthy fats in your diet plan. Cheese contains saturated fat in small amounts which is good for your health. Cheese contains less than 1 gram carb. A good low carb diet will allow you to consume 3 to 4 ounces of cheese. 1 ounce = 1 cube / slice. Don’t get excited and overdose on cheese!
What Should You Eat?
You should eat
Meat and Fish
Salmon, trout, haddock etc. Chicken, lamb, beef and pork. Grass-fed is best if you can include.
Beans, carrots, spinach, brocolli, cauliflower and other vegetables except potato.
Apples, oranges, pears, berries, watermelon, cucumber.
Almond, walnut, sunflower seeds
Cheese, butter, heavy cream and yoghurt.
Seeds, non-gluten grains and healthy oils, eggs, coconut oil, flax seeds etc.
What Else Can You Include-
Brown rice, oats, black beans, lengils, pinto beans, sweet potato, wine with no added sugar(dry wine), avocados, green tea etc.
A Simple Low-carb Diet Tip
There are a few, actually many things to avoid if you wish to see results from your low-carb diet.
Don’t eat or drink anything with sugar. cold drinks, packed fruit juices, ice- creams candy, desserts, cakes , pastries, cookies, muffins etc.
Vegetables that contain starch. Like potato, corn, hummas, peas etc.
Highly processed foods. Packed fries.
Rice, barley, pasta, quinoa, white bread.
Junk food is a no-no.
Avoid fries, high-fat burgers, beacon rolls etc.
7 Day Low-Carb Diet Plan
We have tried to summerize a diet plan for you to follow for seven days. But don’t follow this until you take advice from your physician. It is very important to take your health condition in account before you go for it
We have mentioned everything you can consume during breakfast/ lunch/ dinner. You change items according to your preference everyday for a week. Start your plan from a Monday.
Beacon and eggs/ omlette with various vegetables/ boiled egg and brown bread/ scrambled egg/ banana and a slice of brown bread. ( Rotate this variation for 7 days)
Smoothie with coconut milk, protein powder(any flavour you prefer), a dash of heavy cream and berries/ chicken salad with olive oil/ grass-fed yoghurt with berries of choice, coconut flakes and a handful of nuts/ shrimp salad and olive oil/ banaa smoothie with coconut milk, berries, almonds and protein powder/ boiled veggies, soya beans, lettuce salad/ fruit salad seasoned with fresh cream, nuts and protein powder.
Salmon with butter, boiled vegetables/ chicken breast with garlic sauce and vegetables/ burger with cheese and boiled veggies/ grilled chicken and veggies/ steak and veggies/ pork chops and veggies/ meatballs and spinach.
What Should You Have For Snacks During A Low-Carb Diet?
This meal we provided will not make you hungry but if it does we are helping you with a list of some allowed snacks.
Fruits which has more water content
Cheese and meat
Full fat yoghurt
Nuts of different kinds
Leftover of yesterday night
What Can You Do To Support Your Low Carb Diet Plan For Weight Loss?
There are several good habits to take up when you have already decided to follow a Low-carb diet.
Firstly, keep yourself hydrated. Drink 8 glasses of water during the entire day. It will be beneficial if you can drink warm water in the morning.
Secondly, Don’t skip your breakfast. It is the most important meal of the whole day.
Thirdly, don’t over eat during lunch to stay full. Instead eat less but frequently.
Fourthly, take dinner minimum two hours before you go to sleep. Don’t eat anything fatty during dinner.
Fifthly, cut on your beer consumption. If you wish to follow this diet, it is important.
Lastly, do some exercise to support your diet. Light exercise is good. If you can go out for a morning or evening walk. You can do some cardio like swimming, running, cycling etc. 30 minutes of exercise and a diet every day will bring a drastic change in your health, mind and body.
Tasty Low-carb Pizza Recipe ( extra tip)
Yes, we know you wanted this for so long. Your wish is coming true. We have added a tasty recipe for your craving, “Meatylicious Cheesy Pizza”
Ingredients- Onions, beacons, salsa, ground beef, garlic powder and lots of cheese.
Chop onions, beacons into small pieces. Add the ground beef into a pan. Mix spices,garlic powder, onions and salsa. Mix it and put the cheese on top of it. Cover the pan and put it in a microwave for 30-49 mins in 180-200°C and ta-da, it’s ready.
These are a few easy ways to lose weight using a Low-carb diet and exercise.