Fruit and rice Diet

The Rice Diet: Duke University's Rice Weight Loss Plan - Yahoo Voices
April | 2008 | Fat, Black & Losin It

The Rice Diet was first tested at Duke University in 1939. But the Thai people have known about the slimming power of rice for centuries.

I decided to try the low sodium rice diet as part of my five days on a diet experiment. It's been several weeks since I tested a diet, so I was curious to see how rice would affect my hunger levels and weight. I liked the fact that I could stay on a gluten free diet on the rice diet plan.

The Rice Diet clinic is located in Durham, North Carolina. While I did not travel to the clinic, I did test out the at-home plan suggested by Woman's World magazine. I was curious to see what the connection is between rice and weight loss.

Here are some tips for following the rice diet:

No 1: Eat less sodium. Since sodium stimulates appetite, the idea of the rice diet is to reduce sodium. I tried to stick to fewer than 500 mg of sodium a day.

No. 2: Stick to 1, 000 to 1, 200 calorie a day. I'm not endorsing the idea of eating only 1, 000 calories a day, but it's what I did to test out the rice diet plan.

No. 3: Avoid caffeine. The diet allows caffeine-free coffee and tea and water as well as a moderate amount of fat-free milk.

No. 4: Be creative about sodium-free spices on the rice diet plan. Without salt to season foods, I used a lot of lemon juice, mustards, herbs, spices and vinegar.

No. 5: Choose brown rice most of the time. I did enjoy white rice on occassion, but at home I tried to make brown rice to go with my rice diet recipes.

Rice Diet Menu: A typical rice diet menu includes 2/3 cup brown rice and 2 cups fruit for breakfast; 2/3 cup brown rice and 2 cups fruit for lunch and 2/3 cup brown rice and 2 cups fruit for dinner. With breakfast, the rice diet menu allows you to add yogurt or whole grain toast or high fiber cereal. With lunch you can add no-salt corn chips, 1 1/2 cup pasta with vegetables. For dinner, you can add 3 ounces of fish, turkey burger or chicken on the rice diet plan.

I personally found the suggested rice diet menu rather unappetizing. But I followed the rice diet plan. I recommend eating more rice if you are on a gluten free diet.

Results on the Rice Diet: After five days, I did not lose any weight.

The following week, I decided to simply add at least 1 cup of rice to my diet, either in the form of white or brown rice. But I ate the foods I found appetizing. My favorite rice diet recipes included a lot of stir-fry dishes with Bragg Amino acids, a natural soy sauce alternative. I also made rice diet recipes using Annie Chun's Kung Pao Asian sauce.

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Rice and fruit are fattening!

2012-01-24 07:11:19 by TheKhan

Go on a very low carbohydrate diet. That's what really works to shed body fat. Eat only green leafy vegetables as your only carb intake. Avoid vegetable oils and vegetable proteins. Stick to animal fats and proteins, as they are not fattening.
Your only cardio should be sprinting type of exercises. Aerobics generally burn a lot more muscle than body fat.


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