Fitness

5 Popular Weight Loss Diets for the health conscious Bride in Making

Surbhi Gupta, 23 Jun 2018

We know that even the most skinny waists start hyperventilating around their wedding time when it comes to weight management. Losing those few extra pounds is on the to-do list of almost every bride, BMI no bar. And we believe, it’s an essential tool when done in the right way.

However, it’s a lesser known fact that weight loss is more about diet than exercise. Though exercise is crucial if it is not supported by a good diet programme then almost all effort goes down the drain. Thus, we are bringing to you 5 diets that ensure weight loss of at least 3-4 kgs in a week.

1. Ketogenic Diet

The ketogenic diet is a low carb, moderate protein and high-fat diet putting the body into an active metabolic state called ketosis. Also referred to as keto diet and low carb diet, this diet is actually good for your body. Other than weight loss, it leads to sugar control, increase in energy and improved cholesterol levels. Hollywood celebrities Halle Berry and Venessa Hudgens literally swear by it. Know more about this diet here.

2. GM Diet

Developed as a part of an employee fitness programme, this diet involves consumption of fixed foods per day for a week. It is a super popular diet and is almost a world phenomenon. It helps you lose about 3-4 kgs in a week. It also helps you detoxify and cleanse your body which is so essential before the wedding celebrations begin. Know more about this diet here.

3. Atkins Diet

Dr. Atkins introduced this diet to help his patients stay healthy. It focuses more on lean proteins and healthy fats like meat, poultry, seafood, butter, oils, and cheese. Wow! Right. Starchy and sugary carbs like bread, pasta, potatoes, chips, cookies are off limits obviously. Know more about this diet here. Know more about this diet here.

4. South Beach Diet

Named after a glamorous area of Miami is sometimes called a modified low-carbohydrate diet. This diet is lower in carbohydrates and higher in protein and healthy fat. What makes it different is that it's not a strict low-carb diet. Very effective and very popular again. Know more about this diet here

5. The Zone Diet

This diet involves eating five times a day with 3 meals and 2 snacks. It includes eating proteins, carbohydrates with a lower glycemic acid and fats in a caloric ratio of 30%-40%-30%. There should not be a gap of more than 5 hours between each meal. Super effective for those who cannot fast and like to eat frequently. Know more about this diet here.

PS. These diets must be followed only after taking suitable advice from a doctor.