The “Diet” in Diet and Exercise
We all know to lose excess weight and maintain a healthy lifestyle, we need to have the proper diet and exercise. The exercise part was easy for me starting with Iyengar Yoga. I have since chosen some additional activities I wanted to do and committed to them. The diet part was much harder. I have battled with my weight all my life and have tried just about everything within reason. Nothing ever had long term results. I was one of those people that would buy any magazine that had a feature story on the latest diet where people claimed their “weight just started falling off”. Who were these people? Well, one day I read an article on a low carb diet developed by a doctor in France. It was all the rage in Europe. I knew I was sensitive to carbs bigtime so I thought I would give this one a try. It worked so I got the book as soon as it was available on Amazon. This was the Dukan Diet. I found it super easy to stay on and the longer I was on it, the less I craved sugar and starch. My excess weight has been steadily dropping off for nearly a year now. Low carb diets are not for everyone. Usually good for those of us prone to putting our fat on our bellies. I truly believe there is no one meal plan that fits everybody. I had to try several before I found the right fit. Whatever options you look at, just make sure you get a healthy mix of foods that will give your body what it needs.