Best Life Diet
The Best Life Diet was developed by Bob Greene. He and the diet plan were featured on Oprah, promoting his book Make the Connection: Ten Steps to a Better Body... and a Better Life. Greene became Oprah’s personal trainer at one point, helping her lose almost 80 pounds.
The diet plan is for changing the way you eat, exercising and for achieving a better healthy lifestyle. Greene believes that being on a diet is a physical and emotional process and must be undergone knowingly with the aim of achieving and maintaining your entire life.
The Best Life Diet has 3 phases:
- Baby Steps (4 weeks)
- fiber, calcium-rich breakfasts
- Only 100-200 calories of snacks
- Lots of water
- No food for 2 hours before sleeping
- Increasing the number of calories you burn
- Getting rid of the six problem foods --- white bread, yogurt, full-fat milk, soda, alcohol, trans fat, fried foods
- Get Moving (for 4 weeks)
- Controlled physical hunger
- Eating the types of food from the first phase
- Being active, increasing daily activity
- Your Best Life (ongoing)
- The maintenance phase
- More activities
- Keeping proteins
- Eating more healthy foods with vitamins and minerals
- Lean meat, fruits, vegetables and whole grains
- Establishing healthy diet
On the second and third phase, you may use the bad foods from the first phase as your “anything-goes calories.”
For your exercise, it’s important to do cardio and strength training, accompanying the phase you have entered. You may start with 90 minutes a week to 6 hours a week or more.
The Best Life Diet has a mixture of regulated levels of suitability and reasonably-priced prices meal plans.
This is the best diet for achieving long-term weight loss with greater health. Be mindful of the ingredients and nutritional contents of your food.
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