If you are overweight or obese, your risk for many diseases and conditions is higher. Heart disease, high blood pressure, diabetes, gallbladder disease, sleep apnea, and some cancers are all connected with your weight. The more you weigh, the higher the risks.
But, maintaining a healthy weight also gives you many benefits. This can help you lower the risks for developing these diseases; it will help you feel better about yourself and also provides a lot of energy.
A well-known European cardiologist invented this amazing diet. It has been designed to not put too much strain on the body. But just like any other diet, it must be paired with at least 30 minutes of exercises daily. Just look at the meal plan and you will be amazed how simple it is.
In this diet, the breakfast is the same for every day. You should eat 1 piece of your favorite fruit that is anything except grapes or bananas.
Tip: Whenever possible you should use organic foods.
Lunch: 1 orange, 200 ml. of yogurt, 1 egg
Dinner: 2 boiled eggs, 2 pieces of toast, ½ a cucumber or a small bowl of lettuce, 2 tomatoes
Lunch: 1 orange, a cup of yogurt, 1 boiled egg
Dinner: a piece of toast, 125 gr. of red meat, a cup of tea or coffee with no sugar, 1 orange
Lunch: 1 cucumber, 1 orange, 1 boiled egg
Dinner: 125 gr. of cooked red meat, 1 orange, a piece of toast, a cup of coffee or tea with no sugar
Lunch: a piece of toast, 1 orange, 125 gr. of cottage cheese
Dinner: the same as day 3
Lunch: a piece of toast, 200 gr. of cooked meat or fish, 1 tomato
Dinner: ½ a pound of cooked carrots, potatoes and peas
If you decide to follow this diet you should do it for 5 days in a row, and then have a 2-day break and continue again. Keep in mind that you should avoid salt and cook your vegetables without salt. Alcohol is also on the list to be avoided when you follow this diet. If you have heart problems, please consult your doctor first about this diet.
Regular exercise and heart disease are one really important connection. The daily exercise will help your heart muscle be stronger. Exercise can also help you lower your blood pressure and cholesterol. It can even control your blood sugar if you have diabetes.