Yokebe in combination with other diets and meal plans

The popularity of diets grow: Week after week, new diets pop up. Let’s take a look at the pros and cons of some famous diets and show how Yokebe can be a part of it.

  • Eat normally 5 days a week and fast on the other 2 days

    The 5:2 diet is based on a principle known as intermittent fasting : eat normally for five days and fast on the other two days. These two fasting days should not be consecutive. Proponents of the diet claim it causes weight loss and may also have some beneficial effects on health.

    During the 2 days of fasting, you have to restrict your food intake to a quarter of what your body needs. Men generally eat 600 calories and women 500 calories. These amounts will also depend on your level of physical activity.

    A typical fasting day can include a breakfast of 300 calories (for example: two scrambled eggs with ham, green tea, or black coffee) and a lunch or dinner of vegetables with grilled fish/meat amounting to 300 calories.

    On non-fast days, when you’re not fasting, you stick to the recommended 2000 calories a day for women, or 2400 calories for men.

    Advantages

    • Sticking to a diet for two days per week is easier than seven days, so you are more likely to stick with the diet properly and therefore successfully lose weight.

    Disadvantages

    • The non-fasting days do not mean unlimited feasting. You always need to have a balanced life with healthy foods and some regular exercise.
    • Skipping meals could make you feel dizzy and irritable
    • Other reported side effects are difficulties sleeping, dehydration and bad breath

    How Yokebe can be a part of the 5:2 diet

    Yokebe can be used during the 5:2 diet by replacing one or more meals on each of the 2 fasting days. You can also use Yokebe on the other 5 days, depending on your weight loss goals. Yokebe leaves you feeling full and allows you to have complete control of your calorie intake (one Yokebe Classic shake is less than 300 calories).

    Crucially, Yokebe Classic provides you with all the important vitamins and minerals. Pantothenic acid (vitamin B5) and vitamin B12 promote a normal energy metabolism and vitamin B6 a normal protein and glycogen metabolism.

  • Eat like a caveman

    The paleo diet, also known as the caveman diet, consists of only eating foods that can be gathered (eggs, fruits, vegetables, herbs….) or hunted and fished (meat, seafood, fish….). The Paleo diet was developed by American scientist Dr. Loren Cordain and is a high-fibre, high-protein diet which helps you to lose weight while continuing to build muscle.

    It's a regime based on the supposed eating habits of our ancestors during the palaeolithic era more than 10,000 years ago. Cereal grains including wheat, dairy, salt, refined sugar and potatoes, as well as anything processed, are strictly not allowed.

    However, everyone has their own unique take on what “paleo” is, several versions of the Paleo Diet exist (from the less permissive to the more restrictive).

    Advantages

    • It encourages you to eat less processed food and more fruits/vegetables
    • It doesn't involve calorie counting
    • It has some reported health benefits:
      • Balanced energy throughout the day
      • Improved sleep
      • Clearer and smoother skin li>

    Disadvantages

    • In some versions of the diet, dairy products and wholegrains are strictly not allowed. This can be dangerous for your health since they are necessary for a healthy balanced diet.
    • It is less suitable for vegetarians or veganists

    How Yokebe can be a part of the Paleo Diet

    Yokebe can be used by replacing one or more meals depending on consumers’ objectives & interpretation of the Paleo Diet.

    Please note that
    • Yokebe does contain dairy and soy protein. It is also a valuable source of vitamins and minerals during the diet.
    • Yokebe can also be prepared by using water instead of milk (skimmed cow milk, soy milk, almond milk, …) and without vegetable oil. This preparation has just 180 calories and does not substitute a full meal.
  • Protein based designed by Pierre Dukan, a French nutritionist and dietician.

    The Dukan diet program is a low-carbohydrate, high-protein diet divided into four main phases.

    During phase one (~5 days), you're on a strict lean protein diet based on a list of 72 low-fat protein-rich foods (for example: chicken, turkey, eggs, fish…). In this phase, you are supposed to lose weight quite quickly since carbs are excluded.Vegetables are also not allowed and fats are seriously restricted.

    Little by little, during the next three phases of the diet, some fruit, vegetables and carbs are added. The aim is to promote long-term weight loss. There's no time limit to the last phase, which involves having a ‘protein-only day’ once a week and exercising regularly.

    Advantages

    • It has a slimming benefit
    • It is a high-protein diet which enables you to burn fat without losing muscle
    • Its stabilisation phase helps prevent the yoyo effect
    • There is no limit to how much you can eat as long as you stick to the rules

    Disadvantages

    • Not nutritionally balanced (above all during phase 1)
    • Risk you’ll get bored quickly and give up during phase one where vegetable, carbs are not allowed
    • Can be expensive
    • Constipation can occur because of the lack of fibre during the first phase

    How Yokebe can be a part of the Dukan Diet

    Yokebe could be used during all phases of the Dukan diet by replacing one or more of your meals. It will help you feel pleasantly full.

    Moreover, Yokebe Classic provides you with all important vitamins and minerals which might be missing in the first phases of the Dukan diet.

  • The term "low-carbohydrate diet" is generally applied to diets that restrict carbohydrates to less than the recommended proportions.

    Several versions of the Low Carb Diet exist (from the less permissive to the more restrictive)In general, a low-carb diet focuses on proteins (including meat, poultry, fish, eggs, and some non-starchy vegetables) and excludes or limits most other type of foods (starchy vegetables, breads, pastas, sweets…)

    Advantages

    • Cutting carbs can have sliming benefits
    • It has some potential health benefits

    Disadvantages

    • Not nutritionally balanced: the diet deprives the body of nutrients that are considered important in the prevention of various diseases
    • Risk you’ll get bored quickly and give up

    How Yokebe can be a part of the Low-Carb diet

    Yokebe is low in calories, rich in specific nutrients and low in carbs and fats.

    It can therefore be used during a low carb diet by replacing one or more of your meals. It will help you feel pleasantly full. Crucially, Yokebe Classic provides you with all important vitamins and minerals which could be missing during this diet.

 The diet description is purely for informative purposes. OMEGA PHARMA does not propagate THESE DIETS PER SE. A diet should always be balanced and combined with mild exercise.

 

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