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Have you tried Buddha’s diet yet? Here’s what it is

The book, "Buddha’s diet: The Ancient Art of Losing Weight Without Losing Your Mind", is a new and unique way to achieve the body weight you wish to achieve. Be it shedding the excess flab or putting on some pounds.

Akanksha Jain @moneycontrolcom
Buddha’s journey to enlightenment and finding the true meaning of life led him to several epiphanies. His preachings can lead one to find inner peace. Another area that Buddha explored and fits well in the modern day era is his experiment with food and diet. His wisdom on dieting can help one lose weight and lead a healthy life. Writer Dan Zigmond along with co-author Tara Cottrell clubbed ancient wisdom with modern science and condensed Buddha’s teachings into a book titled, Buddha’s diet: The Ancient Art of Losing Weight Without Losing Your Mind. Here’s how you can follow Buddha diet and lose weight. (Image: Shutterstock)
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Buddha’s journey to enlightenment and finding the true meaning of life led him to several epiphanies. His preachings can lead one to find inner peace. Another area that Buddha explored and fits well in the modern day era is his experiment with food and diet. His wisdom on dieting can help one lose weight and lead a healthy life. Writer Dan Zigmond along with co-author Tara Cottrell clubbed ancient wisdom with modern science and condensed Buddha’s teachings into a book titled, Buddha’s diet: The Ancient Art of Losing Weight Without Losing Your Mind. Here’s how you can follow Buddha diet and lose weight. (Image: Shutterstock)

Intermittent fasting Buddha backed the concept of intermittent fasting and eating like a mouse. The book talks about the timing. All you should worry about is when to eat and restrict your time of eating. This means, you should eat between 13 hours and day and then reduce it to nine hours. So, if you are having breakfast at 8 am, you must finish dinner by 5 pm. (Image: Shutterstock)
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Intermittent fasting Buddha backed the concept of intermittent fasting and eating like a mouse. The book talks about the timing. All you should worry about is when to eat and restrict your time of eating. This means, you should eat between 13 hours and day and then reduce it to nine hours. So, if you are having breakfast at 8 am, you must finish dinner by 5 pm. (Image: Shutterstock)

Eat what you like: The book says you should eat what you like and that will fill your stomach. You have to think what is useful for your body and what’s not. If you focus on your body and think what’s good for it, you will automatically ditch junk food.
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Eat what you like: The book says you should eat what you like and that will fill your stomach. You have to think what is useful for your body and what’s not. If you focus on your body and think what’s good for it, you will automatically ditch junk food.

Cheat day is for real: Yes, Buddha believed in cheat days as it pumps up metabolism. Having one food environment can slower hunger hormones, hence allow yourself one cheat day per week.
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Cheat day is for real: Yes, Buddha believed in cheat days as it pumps up metabolism. Having one food environment can slower hunger hormones, hence allow yourself one cheat day per week.

Inside or outside your body: Many people argue that one should finish off the food on one’s plate and not waste, isn’t it right? However, Buddha says you have to make a choice and decide whether that extra rice or chappati is better off in your stomach or in the garbage bin. Will that extra food on your plate make your body lethargic or energetic? Once you figure that out, you will automatically switch to small portions of food. (Image: Shutterstock)
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Inside or outside your body: Many people argue that one should finish off the food on one’s plate and not waste, isn’t it right? However, Buddha says you have to make a choice and decide whether that extra rice or chappati is better off in your stomach or in the garbage bin. Will that extra food on your plate make your body lethargic or energetic? Once you figure that out, you will automatically switch to small portions of food. (Image: Shutterstock)

Exercise: As per the book, exercise should be taken as an enjoyment and it shouldn’t be forceful. Also, exercising on an empty stomach burns 20% more fat than doing it after a meal. Consider trying the Buddha diet as may well help you achieve your desired weight. After all, it’s all about well-being. (Image: Shutterstock)
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Exercise: As per the book, exercise should be taken as an enjoyment and it shouldn’t be forceful. Also, exercising on an empty stomach burns 20% more fat than doing it after a meal. Consider trying the Buddha diet as may well help you achieve your desired weight. After all, it’s all about well-being. (Image: Shutterstock)

First Published on Jul 23, 2018 05:13 pm
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