The aim of the Volumetrics Diet is for weight loss, shedding 1 to 2 pounds in a week. It is said that we feel full with the volume (high density) or amount of food consumed. By eating foods that will fill you up will fewer calories; you will lose weight without feeling like you’re on a diet or suffering from a sense of withdrawal.
It is all about eating the same amount of food but with fewer calories than usual.
Low-calorie, high-volume eating plan including foods with lots of water and fiber.
- Lean meat
- Whole grains
- Low-fat fish
- Skinless poultry
- Low-fat dairy
There’s really no need to avoid other foods. But you should eat with moderation and enjoy those foods that are calorie-dense, like chocolate.
Avoid these high-calorie foods, if possible
- High-sugar beverages
- Cookies (even low-fat cookies)
The Volumetrics Diet is well-researched. Exercising is an important part of the diet. It is recommended that a person must exercise for 30 to 60 minutes daily.
It’s vital to keep record of what you’re consuming and any physical activity you did for the entire day.
This diet has cardiovascular benefits. Consuming the above-mentioned foods but with light saturated fat and salt is the best way to keep the cholesterol and blood pressure regular, and heart diseases far away.
The Volumetrics diet is safe for children and teens. There are no specific age limits.
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