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Getting ready for the big day, and need to lose a few pounds to look perfect in your dress or tux? This section provides you the resources you need to lose weight before a wedding.

Avoid Wedding Crash Diets

Avoid Wedding Crash Diets

All brides want to look their best on their wedding day, and because of this many turn to a wedding crash diet to help them reach their ideal weight.

While many wedding crash diets help you lose weight, studies show that they can be detrimental to your health. If you really want to be trim and beautiful on your wedding day, the best approach is a healthy, balanced diet in combination with an effective exercise plan.

The basic principle behind weight loss is that you need to burn more calories than you consume. This simple fact can be difficult to accomplish in the real world, but it’s certainly not impossible.

A wedding crash diet may require that you take unhealthy supplements, skip meals, or focus on eating only one type of food. On the contrary, our bodies need a balanced diet that includes a variety of food groups with essential nutrients that includes protein, carbohydrates, and healthy fats.

Moderation is key when it comes to successful weight loss. Instead of turning to a wedding crash diet, eat small, healthy meals and exercise regularly. Weight loss through crash and fad diets is usually the result of either depleted muscle mass or water loss. Either way, these results will be temporary, (at best), and can leave you feeling tired and lethargic. On the contrary, a healthy diet gives you increased energy levels, even if you eat smaller-portioned meals.

There are hundreds, if not thousands, of wedding crash diets advertised on the internet, on television and in magazines. Many of these diets promise rapid weight loss through a radical change in your diet. In today’s society, we are drawn to these solutions because we’re always looking for the quickest way to achieve our goals. The truth of the matter: healthy weight loss is never that easy.

Ultimately, losing weight requires that you put forth the effort. The good news is that by taking a healthy, safe and gradual approach to weight loss, (instead of relying on a wedding crash diet), you can use your wedding as the motivation to make some life-long changes that will keep you healthy for decades to come.

In order to achieve your ideal wedding weight, you’ll probably want to start dieting and exercising at least three months before your big day. Most health experts agree that weight loss of more than one to two pounds per week can be dangerous and the results will not last. In this time before your wedding, you have a one-of-a-kind opportunity to teach yourself how to eat, and be healthy.

While wedding crash diets can be very attractive, they are usually ineffective at best, and dangerous at worst. Even if you do successfully lose weight, you’ll be sure to regain that weight quickly. Plus, you will not learn the habits and skills needed to be healthy for life. Instead of a crash diet, commit yourself to your health and slip into a new you.

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About BistroMD:

BistroMD™ is the nation’s leading physician-designed, chef-prepared diet meal delivery company. Founded by Caroline J. Cederquist, M.D., one of several hundred medical doctors in the country board certified in the field of weight loss, Dr. Cederquist has been helping clients lose weight for over 15 years. Building upon her medical expertise and her nutritional knowledge of a balanced diet, BistroMD helps people achieve healthy weight loss through home-delivered meals that are healthy, delicious and convenient. For more information on BistroMD visit:

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