Home
Diets & Dieting
Dieting Advice
Diet Products
Diet Pills
Diet Plans
Abs Diet
Mayo
Blood Type diet
Body clock diet
Body for Life
Cabbage soup diet
Calorie restriction
Curves plan
Food combining diet
Detox diet
Diabetic diet
High fibre diet
Fit for Life diet
GI diet
Grapefruit diet
Hay diet
Hollywood diet
Jenny Craig
Low-carbohydrate diet
Low-protein diet
Macrobiotic diet
Mediterranean diet
No carbs after 5pm
Pritikin diet
High protein diet
Scarsdale diet
Atkins diet
South Beach diet
Slimming World diet
Sugar Addicts
Sugar Busters
Traffic light diet
Weight Watchers
Zone diet
Online diet plans
Weight loss tools
Diet Publications
Diet Plan Reviews
Exercise & Fitness
Health Matters
Nutrition
Weight Loss Products
Weight Loss Guides

Curves Plan

According to the Curves Plan, if you follow a high protein, low carbohydrate diet, and increase your exercise levels, you'll build muscle, boost your metabolism, lose weight and keep the weight off permanently. Read more about the Curves Plan and how it works in our diet plan review.

The Curves plan is in fact a low-fat variation on the Atkins diet. You can choose between either a carbohydrate-sensitive or calorie-sensitive version. For the carb-sensitive version, you're limited to 20g of carbs per day for two weeks, then 40-60g of carbs per day after this. The calorie-sensitive version allows 1200 calories per day for the first fortnight, which then goes up to 1600 calories per day.

To decide which of these two programmes will suit you best, you complete a questionnaire which will guide you towards the right diet meal plans for you. Alongside the nutritional guidelines there is also an exercise programme to follow, and you're also recommended to take vitamin and mineral supplements. Most carbohydrates are banned by both versions, while low-fat, high-protein foods are recommended.

Once you've reached your target weight you should weigh yourself daily, and if you gain 4-5lb you should go back on the more restrictive first phase of the programme for 48 hours to help you shed the pounds again.

Shopping lists and recipes are available for both the carb-sensitive and calorie-sensitive versions of the programme. You can expect to lose approximately 6-10lb in the first two weeks, then 1-2lb per week after that.


 

 

 
<% Server.Execute("/_aspx/snippet.aspx?id=217") %>