How to eat 500 calories a day and feel full

Many different intermittent fasting diets sug gest limiting your intake to 500 calories a day on your fast days. One of the biggest challenges with these types of diets is figuring out how to eat 500 calories a day and feel full. In this article we’ll look at how you can plan your food so that you’re not starving hungry despite only consuming 500 cal on your fast days, including: The types of food you should eat Spacing of meals The most effective way to eat How to eat 500 calories a day and feel full This can be broken… Continue reading

Oolong Tea Benefits

Oolong tea makes an excellent addition to any low calorie breakfast, as part of a broader intermittent fast diet. While other types of teas are widely known, Oolong is sometimes overlooked, despite having a host of health benefits. What is Oolong Tea? Oolong tea is different from both black tea and green tea. In fact, Oolong tea is in a class of it’s own. The way that Oolong turns out, more like black tea or more like green tea, largely depends on the tea master that is working with the tea. During the tea making process, Oolong is allowed to… Continue reading

Coffee Pros and Cons – Should you drink it or avoid it?

Are you a coffee addict? For millions around the world coffee is a must-have staple food, especially for starting off the day right. If you’re on an intermittent fasting diet, black coffee is an excellent low calorie drink to include in your plan. But is coffee really healthy for you? Whether in magazines or on social media, there’s so much discussion surrounding the coffee pros and cons debate. Should you drink a cup per day or per week? Read all about the health benefits and side effects of drinking coffee in our guide below. Is coffee good for you? If… Continue reading

Intermittent Fasting Side Effects

One of the most effective (and quickest) ways to lose weight is by restricting yourself to a 500 calorie diet. And, as well as reducing your weight, there are many health benefits of fasting which make it an attractive way to improve your life. In particular the effects of intermittent fasting on metabolism combined with a reduction in high blood pressure are benefits which cannot be ignored. However, as with all changes to your diet, there are a number of side effects that result from intermittent fasting. Naturally, undertaking a 500 calorie diet is going to call for some extreme… Continue reading

Why Can’t I Lose Weight? Top Six Reasons Revealed

The road to successfully losing weight can be long and challenging, and if you don’t start your journey with the right tools and mind-set, it can be very difficult to lose the weight, and more importantly, keep it off. You’ve probably found this article because you’ve been asking yourself, “why can’t I lose weight no matter what I do?” and need some clear, to the point answers. Fear not, this article will tell you everything you need to know about why diets fail, some of which may surprise you. It’ll also give you some invaluable advice on how to overcome these obstacles… Continue reading

Chia Seeds for weight loss: Health benefits and Nutritional Facts

With so much talk about superfoods in the media today it can be confusing knowing which foods you should include in your diet and why. Remember, even when you’re on a low cal diet the the 500 or 800 calorie diet, it is important that you get the right nutrients.  In this article we’ll take a look at chia seeds including: An overview of what chia seeds are and their nutritional benefits How you can use chia seeds for weight loss How to eat them What is Chia? Chia seeds are tiny, oval shaped grains that pack a powerful nutritional… Continue reading

Intermittent Fasting Success Stories

Intermittent fasting success stories

Intermittent fasting is a popular dieting buzzword, but there is often confusion around the term and how effective it really is. Looking at Intermittent Fasting Success Stories from real people who’ve done it is a great way to understand whether it could be right for you.  You may even be wondering “what is intermittent fasting?” and “is fasting good for you?” In this article we’ll look to cover those questions and many more. Specifically we’ll look at: The many different types of intermittent fasting Pros and Cons How it fits in with exercise Intermittent fasting results before and after Further reading… Continue reading

500 Calorie Meal Plan

If you’re planning on starting a low calorie diet it is well worth spending some time up front thinking about what you will eat. Creating a 500 calorie meal plan will help you get through the fast days, without the stress of worrying about what you can and can’t eat. In this article we’ll look at: The importance of preparing before you start a 500 calorie diet A couple of 500 calorie meal plans 500 calorie diet weight loss Adding exercise to speed up progress Failing to prepare, is preparing to fail… The easiest way to stick to the 500… Continue reading

800 Calorie Diet – Get Great Results, Fast

If you want to lose weight fast then an 800 calorie diet – a type of Very Low Calorie Diet (VLCD) – is an excellent way to achieve this. In this article we’ll examine: Some of the many benefits of an 800 calorie diet What an 800 calorie diet meal plan looks like How much weight you can expect to lose 800 calorie diet success stories Combining diet and exercise Benefits of an 800 calorie diet The 800 calorie diet has many benefits over other popular diets including: Easier than the normal 500 calorie diet – Many people find the… Continue reading

Low Calorie Sauces – Make Dieting Tasty Again

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Sticking to a diet can be difficult at the best of times, and when you’re facing another evening of boring health food, it can seem impossible. But it needn’t be that way; tasty low calorie sauces can change the way you think about dieting forever. In this article we’ll look at: Why low calorie sauces are useful Some ideas and recipes Sauces you should avoid Sauces don’t have to be the enemy Supermarket shelves are packed full of tasty sauces, but this taste is often compromised by the high calorie content of the sauce. And, as a result, many diets… Continue reading