5k: The Best Diet

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I’m not one for diets. If you obsess about food you will revert to type eventually.

The best diet is  “to change your lifestyle” . And that change should be focused on how you burn calories (ie exercise) rather than how you consume them by eating. Of course you are free to ignore me but I bet your diet won’t work.

Having said that, the next best diet is the Patrick Holford diet. Essentially as blood sugar levels fluctuate so do your food cravings. This diet focuses on the GI index and keeping your blood sugar levels more consistent. It advocates a generally sensible balance of what you eat. On its own it won’t work; you need exercise as well.

Diets that, say, focus on just eating protein WILL work (in the short term). Your body burns carbohydrates if you don’t eat them you will burn fat. But burning fat is inefficient and slow. Hence you will feel like you have no energy. I guess at least the protein will go some way to maintaining your muscles which many diets fail to do. But look guys/ladies; this is just not natural. It will mess up your body. & don’t even think of combining a protein diet with strenuous exercise  – where are you going to get the energy from? Evolution got us here for a reason you know.

Unfortunately evolution got us here in calorie poor times so when we get the change we pig ourselves full of calories because historically we were never sure of the next meal.

HERE ARE SOME ARTICLES TO LAUGH AT. I’M SURE QUITE A FEW OF THEIR AUTHORS LAUGH AT THE PEOPLE WHO SPEND FORTUNES ON DIETS WHEN ALL THEY REALLY NEED IS A PAIR OF TRAINERS, SOME REAL DETERMINATION & THE ABILITY TO AVOID SPENDING YOUR EVERY MOMENT THINKING ABOUT THE NEXT MEAL..

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