Today: Weight Loss Plans For Men and Women
Weight loss plans are almost everywhere you look, but it you look a little closer, you might notice that some diet plans may work better for men, while other may work better for women. Obesity and weight loss expert Dr. Yoni Freedhoff started by mentioning how much easier it is for men to lose weight. With their bigger frames and larger muscle mass, they simply have more to work with, and therefore an easier time losing weight. While men just like to go at losing weight, though, nutritionist Brooke Alpert said that women like to think about their diet plan a little more.
Today Show: How Men Pick Diet Plans
Dr. Yoni Freedhoff said that, when men pick a diet plan, they prefer easy. A diet plan with minimal cooking or where prepared foods with high protein are involved is almost certainly going to get their vote. They want simple rules that don’t require calorie counting, as well.
Today: How Women Pick Diet Plans
For women, Brooke Alpert said that women like to have a sense of community with their weight loss plans. They enjoy doing it alongside someone else. In the weight loss community, the like having a variety of menu options that offers room for allowances. This means meal plans that are both flexible and customizable. Weight loss support groups, for example, are very popular with women.
Atkins Diet Review: Better For Men
With those criteria being laid out, it is easy to say that some weight loss meal plans are better suited for different genders. The Atkins Diet, for example, is very popular with men. There is no calorie counting involved in the easy-to-follow rules, the food is high protein, along with a few fat food options, and it makes it easy to eat out. It is a very straightforward diet. Women can do okay on Atkins diet, but often don’t stick with it long because there isn’t enough variety in the food.
Fast Diet Review: Better For Men
The Fast Diet is also great for men because, like Atkins, it is very straightforward. You eat for five days and fast for two. It really is that simple. There are also a variety of food options you can choose from and bragging rights come with being able to fast for two days a week.
Weight Watchers Review: Better For Women
For women, something like Weight Watchers is great, because it offers a sense of community. There will always be someone there to help you when you feel like you just can’t make it another day. The flex points allow for indulgences, so you can choose between using a few points on a salad or a lot of points on a piece of chocolate.
Nutrisystem Review: Better For Women
Women also like Nutrisystem because the menu is varied, the foods are delivered to you, and the calorie counts are higher. Since the food is delivered, your dieting can also remain anonymous.
Today: How To Stick To A Weight Loss Plan
When it comes down to it, in order for a weight loss plan to stick, the person going into the diet has to ask themselves, can I live like this for the rest of my life? If the answer is no, then don’t bother. You will just put the weight right back on after you lose it.
Women, on the other hand, need to take a lifestyle approach to their weight loss. They can’t do something for four months and then go off of it. It is important that it is something they can maintain.