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What is the Fast 800 diet?

The Fast 800-diet will require you to consume food that has lower carbs, higher-fat meals and is packed with essential nutrients and protein and fiber to improve blood sugar levels and help you lose weight.

By: Lifestyle Desk | New Delhi |
October 27, 2019 6:22:43 pm
Whether you are waiting for the festivities to end of the New Year to galvanize yourself into losing weight then the fast 800 diet will gladly come to your rescue. (Picture: Thinkstock)

We all wish to eat and never gain pounds. But sadly, it’s impossible unless you have a good metabolism. If you are waiting for festivities to come to an end or the New Year to motivate yourself into losing weight, then here is a diet that will gladly come to your rescue.

An intensive diet which requires you to not eat more than 800 calories per day. This diet is followed by putting along elements of intermittent fasting and Mediterranean diet.

The diet is not only packed with essential nutrients but plenty of protein and fiber to keep you fuller for a longer period of time. It is a proven way, not only to lose weight but also to keep it off long term. Moreover, not only it is capable of bringing about substantial weight loss, but it also helps in the reversal of Type 2 diabetes, over a one-year period in a primary care setting.

How can the Fast 800 diet help you?

The Fast 800-diet’s main rule is to consume diet that has lower carbs and higher fat while it is packed with protiens and fibers to help you lose weight along with maintaining your blood sugar levels. This diet is known to reduce the risk of cancer too.

What does 800 calories look like?

Here are some snack options if you choose to follow this diet.

*Healthy zucchini superfood slice

This is a healthy version of zucchini slice and is loaded with quinoa, zucchini, and kale, and makes for a perfect vegetarian dinner or lunchbox filler.

*Poached eggs with mushrooms and spinach

This contains optimum amounts of iron and protein. You need to poach the eggs and cook them over medium heat. Add spinach as required and toss with mushrooms mixed in butter for flavor. Season with a pinch of sea salt and black pepper.

*Spicy bean chilli

Mix beans with sliced tomatoes and add paprika, cumin and coriander (grounded) to taste while it’s gently frying. if you want it a little sour, add tomato purée and a mixed tablespoon of dried herbs, season with salt and pepper and bring to simmer. Cover loosely with a lid and cook for 15-20 minutes, stirring occasionally.

The diet lasts approximately beginning from 2 to 12 weeks and includes eating low-calorie food. Eat food which is not fried and low on both sugar and starch. Include fish and nuts in your diet alongside, fruits and vegetables and try cooking your food in olive oil.

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