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Weight Loss: Low Carb Dieting

April 09, 2012 | Comments: 0 | Views: 72

Low Carb Dieting, A Key Essential To Successful Weight Loss

There has definitely been an increase of interest in the path of low carb dieting. Who would have guessed with the introduction of the Atkins diet, there would be such a renewed excitement over weight loss in general. Because weight loss is such a popular topic many people are looking for a fast and simple way to lose weight. There are many reasons people lose weight (health, appearance), and with the many programs on the market, its sometimes hard to choose the right one.

It is understandable with so many choices out in the marketplace that the selection of a proper weight loss plan can be confusing. However, many of the programs are good, its a matter of what better suits your needs. It is the program you stick with that will bring you the most success. Many times it comes down to personal determination and the ability to persevere.

Remember, you will not always follow the diet. This is a truth that many people tend to avoid. What determines success and failure is how you respond to these moments of weakness. Do you stand your ground and continue with the diet or fall into despair and quit? The difference between success is not your body type. It comes down to your mind. Do you have a will within you strong enough to overcome adversity and disappointment? Do not let disappointment defeat you. Pick yourself up and stick with the plan. Number one rule of self improvement (diet, fitness, whatever) is to believe in yourself one hundred percent.

It is vital that you find a diet that you can follow. A definite benefit of doing a low carb diet is the simplicity of the rules. At its basic root, a low carb diet is a diet that consist of avoiding or limiting foods high in carbohydrates (ex. pasta, rice, bread, potatoes, etc). A very sneaky (and tasty) carbohydrate is sugar. This is one that is so easy to gain access to (and all the good tasting sweets have it). Once educated, you then avoid these dishes.

However there are drawbacks and criticisms against a diet consisting of low carbohydrate consumption. In order to get their daily amount of calories the dieter will consume meat, dairy and other food products with a high amount of fat. Ouch! I always recommend getting medical advice before beginning a diet of this kind. This is so you can receive a full view of what will be expected of you (what you can and should not eat). The foods I just named can lead to high cholesterol which is another issue in itself. With all things, consider the cost before pursuing certain forms of diet.

A diet of this nature takes a certain level of resolve. You must make sure you have the will and determination to go forward. A low carb diet definitely has its positives, but also has its negatives. Discipline and education are two major factors in the success of this form of diet. You must have the discipline to abstain from certain dishes while receiving the necessary education on what types of dishes to avoid.

In conclusion, all things pertaining to weight loss come down to one key factor, "you". Only you can determine what's best for you. No one else can stick with the diet, or work out on a schedule for you. That is up to you. Believe in yourself and keep pressing forward.

Rick is a strong believer in the power of "you". Having issues with weight loss, dieting, or healthy living? Rick has a free newsletter packed with vital information that can help you. Sign up for free here today!

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