- Diet & Weight Loss
The 5 Factor Diet Recipes and Review
What is "The 5-Factor Diet" in a nut shell
The basic of the diet are to follow 5 principles:
Have 5 meals each day.
Exercise 25 min. 5 of your 7 days a week for at least 5 wks
Follow the 5 'must haves' in a meal
Take at least 5 mins preparing your meal, with 5 ingredients.
Ensure you have a ‘cheat’ day, once per week.
These all serve a purpose, and will ensure your success at weight loss. The book goes into much more detail, but the "cheat' day essential. Due to the fact that if you have a friend wants to 'go out' or a birthday party to attend, you can enjoy it without the diet induced guilt for indulging a little or worse, giving up because your are tired of 'dieting'.
5 fat loss keys that will give you the power you need, when you need it.
Glycemic Index - having low GI foods will keep cravings down.
The best calories - healthy meats, and lots of fruits and veggies.
Exercise - (5-Factor Fitness) helps you sleep and reduces cravings.
Metabolism — the faster your metabolism is, the more fat is burned.
R & R - Rest and Recovery promote muscle growth and reduces stress.
5 'Must Haves' in each meal (The 5-Factor World Diet is just an extension of choices)
Low-fat, quality protein
Zero Sugar in your drinks
Low-GI carbohydrate (examples: strawberries, sweet potatoes)
Healthy fat (examples: olive oil, avocados)
Sundays are allowed as a ‘cheat day’. You still need to have 5 meals but you can add your favorites without the guilt.
Easy 5 minute Recipes with 5 Ingredience
Makes: 2 servings
- 1.25 cups egg whites
- 3 cups of broccoli
- 1/4 cup non-fat cheddar cheese
- 4 slices grain bread, toasted
- 1 tsp Mrs. Dash
Makes: 1 servings
- 1 4 inch whole wheat pita
- 2 oz turkey slices
- 1/2 oz reduced fat cheese
- tomato slices
- hand full of alfalfa sprouts