Consumer tests were conducted and the results for the top three diet plans are:
- Jenny Craig
- Slim Fast
- Weight Watchers
I believe that we know the best foods to eat but we just get lazy and it is much easier to eat what is unhealthy and what we think tastes better to us. The truth is if we started eating healthier we would start to enjoy eating that way because we would see results and just know that we are putting healthier foods into our bodies, which we deserve to do. We need to be kinder to ourselves!
NEED protein, even if it is beans, not a sugary protein shake. You need REAL food!
I also believe that it is important to eat smaller , more frequent meals. You have to keep your metabolism on its toes. Your metabolism has to know that food is constantly coming down so it doesn't slow down. It has to keep working and burning!!!! Makes sense!!!!! Every few hours we should eat something healthy. And breakfast....so important! Break the fast from the night. "Metabolism it is time to wake up and start working and burning!"
Portion control.......very important! When you eat out with a friend, sharing is a good thing. Restaurants serve such huge portions. Just because it is put in front of us does not mean that we have to eat it. If you share with a friend then you will only eat half the portion and that is more than enough! And if you need a sweet after you eat that is okay. Everyone is entitled to a sweet. Just use portion control. Everything in moderation. And don't walk away from the table stuffed!
Has anyone tried any of these eating plans? What do you think about them? Has any one in particular worked for you? I would be interested in hearing about the slim fast plan. If I had to make my own list. I would put Weight Watchers as number 1, Slim Fast as 2, and Jenny Craig would be last! What do you think? I would love to hear your comments!