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Dr. Ornish diet

Ornish Diet is a unique power system that can help one to completely get rid of heart diseases, even such serious ones that require surgical intervention. It will also help from Type II diabetes, hypertension, and is a good prevention of breast cancer among women and prostate cancer among men. Besides, Ornish diet contributes to the overall strengthening of the body and longevity, because thanks to a balanced diet there is a significant increase in telomerase, the enzyme that maintains telomere's length. In other words, the more amount of telomerase is contained in the body, the longer a person lives. And in addition to all the above advantages, Ornish diet is a great way to lose weight without harm to one's health.

Dr. Ornish diet

Dr. Ornish Diet includes

  • Meal including scertain products.
  • Physical activity.
  • Stress control.
  • Emotional and psychological support.

Features of Dr. Ornish diet

There is no doubt that such a diet is quite a complex power system, as it provides too many restrictions in the choice of products. This is due to the fact that the Ornish diet is primarily vegetarian one and is very low in calories. For it a common feature is that the calories derived from fats shall not exceed ten percent of all consumed calories per day. Thus,one can not eat more than 25 grams of fat per day, which eliminates the use of fish or meat. In addition, it is necessary to abandon the following products:

  • Oil.
  • Milk.
  • Nuts.
  • Cheeses.
  • Egg yolks.
  • Olives.
  • Avocado.

And other products containing more than 2 grams of fat in one portion.

The main products that you can consume are:

  • Vegetables.
  • Beans.
  • Products from whole grains.
  • Fruits.

Moderate exercising during the diet, which helps strengthen the blood circulation and withdraw toxins from the body, is very important. Opponents of Ornish diet claim that the use of low fat can have a positive effect on health, as it gives the saturation of fatty foods and helps to avoid constant hunger. But Dr. Ornish is sure that if you do not limit the amount of food consumed and snack with some healthy foods between meals, you can achieve excellent results not only in the fight against excessive weight, but also in the prevention of cardiovascular diseases.

Recommendations for Ornish diet

A serious enough minus of Ornish system is poor balanced diet. If you do not watch what and how much you eat and do not count the number of vitamins and trace elements entering the body, thus eating according to such a system for a long time could lead to beriberi. It is important to use a multivitamin complexes from time to time, pay special attention to vitamin B12 and take fish oil.

Many experts believe that the Ornish diet can be followed for no more than a month, after which it is desirable to add of fish, lean meat and unsaturated fats to your meals. Without a doubt, the effect of weight loss will be much lower, but the body will get the necessary proteins.

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