It’s not easy to lose weight, especially when you seem to be surrounded by all the different things you love to eat, or your life seems totally stressed out.
You may have been overweight all your life, or you may have begun to pile it on as you got older.
It seems like everywhere you look these days, someone is mentioning belly fat. Why? It’s because the pounds you pile on around your middle are the most dangerous for your health. These pounds can predict, heart attack, TypeII diabetes, stroke, raised blood pressure, arthritis and more. It is recommended by health professionals that your waist size should be kept below 36 inches for a man and 32 inches for a woman.
Your Genes and Environment
Yes, your genes (what you inherited at birth from your parents) and your environment (the situation you were brought up in, including the food you ate) may have contributed to you being overweight or obese but for an adult, it is now your CHOICE about whether to do something about your weight, or not.
800 calories 8 week BSD
Yes, you read it right, 800 calories a day. That may seem difficult. I didn’t believe I could do it when I started but I took it one day at a time and found it was possible. It was also hugely motivational when I found my weight dropping and my abdomen shrinking.
Dr Michael Mosley wrote the book. The diet was developed by doctors for treating TypeII diabetics at Newcastle University hospital in England.
Anyone with diabetes (or other medical condition) should only do this diet with help and support of their medical advisers, as they may need to adjust their medication levels. This diet will NOT reverse TypeI diabetes but it is useful for losing weight and for reprogramming the body to receiving better nutrition and ways of eating.
NOT FOR EATING DISORDERS
Anyone with an eating disorder should not use this diet. It has restricted calories.