Millions of people around the world are struggling with weight loss. Many of these people want to lose weight for aesthetic reasons, but others have been warned to lower their BMR to avoid health problems. In fact, there are many overweight individuals who are already at risk of developing medical conditions and have to shed off excess weight to save their lives. Please note that high blood pressure, heart disease, and diabetes are all diseases that can be caused or exacerbated by unhealthy weight.
Guide to Losing Weight
There are four approaches a person can take if they want to lose weight. The first is exercising regularly. Secondly, a person can change their diet to lose weight. Thirdly, a person can use weight loss pills, which are now known to be unsafe. The last option is weight loss surgery. The simplest, cheapest, most effective, and most convenient option, is following a weight loss diet.
Weight gain occurs when the body converts excess calories in the body into fat and stores the fat around the body. By limiting your calorie intake, you can ensure that the body does not have any excess calories to convert to fat for storage in the body. In addition to that, you can follow a diet plan that creates a deficiency of calories in the body. This will force the body to tap into the fat reserves to provide the calories needed to cover the shortage. Over time, a low calorie diet will help your body to burn more and more fat, and this will lead to accelerated weight loss even without exercise.
Pro Ana Diet Plans for Your Weight Loss Program
1.The Rainbow Diet
This Pro Ana diet plan promotes the intake of foods that have different colors. Each day has its own food color, except for Wednesday. Check out the following meal plan:
- Monday (White): Half an apple for breakfast, half an apple for lunch and one cucumber for dinner.
- Tuesday (Yellow): Have one banana for breakfast, another banana for lunch and half a cup of corn for dinner.
- Wednesday: This day is meant for fasting, so no food intake is recommended.
- Thursday (Orange): Half an orange for breakfast, another half for lunch and one carrot for dinner.
- Friday (Red): Take half a cup of strawberries for breakfast, another half a cup of strawberries for lunch and half a red pepper for dinner.
- Saturday (Blue or Purple): Ten blueberries for breakfast, ten blueberries for lunch and one cup of lettuce for dinner.
- Sunday (Green): Half a cup of grapes for breakfast, half a cup of grapes for lunch and one cup of lettuce for dinner.
2. The Lunabelle Diet
This is a condensed version of the Ana Boot Camp Diet. It takes only 40 days compared to the 50 days it takes to complete the Ana Boot Camp Diet. Since it comes with higher calorie restrictions, it is considered a more effective diet plan. In this diet, there are two fasting days, so you need to prepare for it. However, there is the option of taking between 50 to 100 calories daily during the fast days to stay safe. During the diet, calorie intake ranges from 100 to 800 daily, and you can expect to lose up to 20 pounds after the 40 day period.
3. The ABC Diet
This is also known as the Ana Boot Camp Diet. If you are a fan of the pro-Ana lifestyle, you already know about this diet plan. This is one of the most popular diet plans on the market as it is highly effective. Unfortunately, only a small number of people usually pass the boot camp. You can expect to live on a diet providing you with between 50 to 500 calories daily for 50 days, and there are some fasting days in between. At the end of it all, however, you can expect to be at least 20 pounds lighter. This can give you the motivation you need to endure the diet plan to the end.
4. The 5 Bites Diet
As the name suggests, this diet advocate for the consumption of only five bites in the meals you have. For instance, you can have 5 bites of oatmeal in the morning for breakfast, 5 bites of sandwich for lunch, and 5 bites of pasta for dinner. To stay hydrated without adding more calories to your diet, you should drink plenty of water or lemon juice during the diet.
5. The Russian Gymnast Diet
One of the top gymnasts in the world is Irina Tschachina. She weighs just 99 pounds with a height of 5’6″. Many people wonder how she has managed to stay in shape. Well, you can follow her diet, or a similar version to lose up to 10 pounds per week.
- Breakfast: A glass of orange or apple juice
- Lunch: Fruit salad with a glass of fruit juice
- Dinner: Green apple and a glass of water
The fruit juices should be freshly squeezed with no sugar or artificial sweeteners added.
6. The Vegan model Diet
Models are usually tall and slender. They usually put in a lot of effort to ensure they do not gain unhealthy weight. With this diet, you will have to avoid meat, both red and white meat.
- Breakfast: One low calorie bread with two cups of black coffee with zero-calorie artificial sweeteners.
- Lunch: Large apple
- Dinner: 8 Baby carrots
The vegan model diet provides around 200 calories daily. If followed for a week, you can be assured of shedding off a considerable amount of weight.
7. The Baby Food Diet
Baby food is usually packed with nutrients and vitamins to boost their immunity and promote growth and development. Ideally, you should purchase vegetable-based organic baby food, which has fewer calories and more vitamins. You can have baby food for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
8. The Ana Atkins Diet
This is a variation of the Atkins diet, which is similar to the keto diet. Below is a brief description of the diet:
Breakfast: 3-egg white omelet
Snack: Baked fish fillet
Lunch: Roasted chicken drumstick with 1 cup of salad leaves
Snack: 50 grams of prawns with chili and garlic
Dinner: Grilled sirloin steak with 1 cup of salad leaves
Please note that these diet plans should only be followed for short periods for weight loss purposes. After attaining the desired weight, a strict workout program coupled with a healthy low calorie diet should be followed.