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Low-calorie diet: What is it?
The hypocaloric diet is one of the most famous diets for its effectiveness. L’The objective is to consume fewer calories than the average person consumes’Easy to put on: it is not necessary to spend money in order to create a caloric deficit and to draw from its reserves of energy’energy. How the low-calorie diet works ? Suitable for everyone ?
What is the low-calorie diet? ?
The hypocaloric diet This is a very simple principle to understand: the goal is to eat less than what the’we spend. To do this, you need to know what your basal metabolic rate is (energy expenditure)’This type of diet requires a good organization, especially if you eat at work at lunchtime or if you have children, as well as taking into account your physical activity (sedentary, active, very active).
For example, a woman weighing 65 kg for 1m65 spends an average of 1400 calories at rest. She has a rather sedentary activity and walks on average 30 min per day. In one day, it will burn about 1800 calories. If this person eats 2000 calories a day, he will gain weight in the long term. If she eats 1800 calories, her weight will stagnate.
On the other hand, if it consumes less than 1800 calories, it will create a caloric deficit and therefore lose weight.
The principle is simple, but the’application’is a little less. Indeed, it is necessary to know how many calories one ingests. To do this, you must weigh the food, do not forget to take into account the seasoning (sugar, sauce, cooking oil, etc.).
The benefits of the low-calorie diet :
- Guaranteed weight loss: by respecting the calorie deficit system, you can lose weight quickly or little by little so as not to frustrate your body.
- Easy to put on: it's a must-have’there is no need for’buy specific or unusual foods.
- An assured food rebalancing: in addition to eating fewer calories to lose weight, you will quickly turn to healthy foods. Indeed, vegetables, for example, are bulky and low-calorie. They fill the’plate, the’This method of weight loss is good for your stomach and is good for your health. When’When you adopt a low-calorie diet, you tend to eat naturally in a healthy way, because you realize the calories provided by processed foods (which are more expensive)’Moreover, it is difficult to digest).
The benefits of the low-calorie diet :
- effective weight loss
- better digestion
- less bloating
- feeling of lightness
- better digestion’energy
Is it suitable for everyone? ?
The low-calorie diet is suitable for everyone in principle. Nevertheless, this method of losing weight can be very difficult not recommended for people with eating disorders. The risk of’anorexia nervosa and/or bulimia is quite consistent.
In addition, pregnant women or people who are ill (whether on medication or not) should consult a health professional before embarking on a low-calorie diet.
Finally, this type of diet requires good organization, especially if you eat at work at lunchtime, or if you have children. Generally, it will be necessary to cook at home’You must move forward in order not to succumb to a pilonidal cyst’call of the burger delivered to the office.
It should also be noted that athletes should not follow a low-calorie diet, especially if the energy level is low’The objective is to gain muscle mass. You can d’elsewhere read our review of Nutridiscount on this subject.
How to follow this type of diet ?
As we have seen, for follow a low-calorie diet, you need to determine how many calories your body burns each day. You need to take into account your basal metabolic rate (based on your age, weight and height) and your physical activity. For this, there are online calculators.
Then, take stock of your diet. Calculate the calories of what you eat, not forgetting the sugar in the coffee or yogurt, the’oil’olive oil, salad dressing and all the hidden calories that can ruin your efforts.
To begin with, consume 200 calories less than what you expend. So, if you burn 2000 calories a day, eat a maximum of 1800 calories and a minimum of 1600. You will observe a progressive and durable weight loss.
Be careful not to go too fast ! L’The effectiveness of the low-calorie diet leads some people to halve their energy needs. This practice pushes towards TCA and weight loss’Energy, morale and strength will be a difficult consequence to overcome to follow the diet in the long term.