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The start of a new year is the perfect time for the reflection and goal-setting. If you’re looking for a way to kickstart your 2023 health goals, weight loss plans can be a great place to start. Customizable options and support from medical professionals make it easier than ever to shed unwanted pounds and build healthier habits that last. Read on for some of the top weight loss plans to consider this year!
The Keto Diet
The keto diet has become one of the most popular weight loss strategies in recent years. It’s based around eating foods high in protein and fat while severely limiting carbohydrates, which puts your body into ketosis (a metabolic state where it burns fat instead of sugar). Research suggests that following this plan can help increase energy levels, reduce hunger, and promote fast weight loss. However, because a lack of carbs means you’ll miss out on getting key nutrients like fiber and vitamins, you should consult with your doctor before trying it out.
The Mediterranean Diet
If you prefer the idea of eating more plant-based meals without sacrificing flavor, then the Mediterranean diet may be right up your alley. This approach focuses on whole grains, lean proteins like fish and chicken, fresh veggies and fruits, nuts and legumes—plus healthy fats like olive oil. It encourages an overall healthy lifestyle along with regular exercise, so if you’re looking for something more holistic than just cutting calories or eliminating certain foods from your diet then this could be worth exploring further.
If you’re looking for something relatively straightforward and don’t have any health restrictions, counting calories is a tried-and-true weight loss plan. Start by figuring out your daily calorie allowance (based on factors like age, gender and activity level) and then keep track of what you eat to stay within that limit. It can be tedious to count calories every day, but tools like food tracking apps help make it easier to manage over time. Make sure you don’t restrict your calories too much and still aim to hit your nutritional needs.
Meal Delivery Services
For those who want some structure but don’t want to commit to one particular plan or lifestyle change just yet, meal delivery services can provide a great starting point. Companies like Blue Apron offer complete meal kits designed specifically for weight loss that include pre-measured ingredients plus recipes that take the guesswork out of deciding what to eat each day. Plus these services have lots of options available if you have dietary restrictions or preferences—so everyone can find something that works for them.
Online Weight Loss Programs
If you’re looking for a more comprehensive plan to follow, online weight loss programs like Weight Watchers, Noom, or Restivo Health and Wellness are great options. These kinds of plans offer personalized meal plans with built-in tracking tools and support from experienced professionals who can help you stay on track and make sure all your questions get answered. Plus they provide access to an active community of members that can be invaluable in helping you reach your goals.
Starting a new diet doesn’t have to feel overwhelming or intimidating-there are plenty of different plans available that can fit any budget or lifestyle. Whether you’re hoping for fast results with keto or prefer something more balanced like the Mediterranean diet-or even just want some help planning meals easily with home delivery services-there are plenty of ways to get started on your journey towards better health in 2023! So why not give one (or more!) of these plans a try? You never know, how far they might take you!
By Emma Sturgis
who is a freelance writer based out of Boston, MA. She writes most often on health and education. When not writing, she enjoys reading and watching film noir.
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