Eat too much Special K and you’ll gain weight no different than if you ate too many potato chips. They market it as this miracle diet food because, compared to eating a bacon, egg and cheese sandwich for breakfast, it makes a MUCH better choice. But, so does oatmeal, or fruit, or egg whites, or whole wheat bread, or another cereal like Cheerios. As long as you eat the same number of calories worth, they will all have an equal direct effect on your weight loss. As a cereal, Special K is one of the good guys.
- Special K snack bar or protein water in between
- Not much variety which can make people stray from the diet through boredom
- Special K Red Berries
- Eat your third meal of the day as you normally do
- Lacking in essential vitamins, minerals and fibre
- You'll be getting very little fiber or whole grains
The Special K Diet Challenge Plan is a diet plan designed around the Special K breakfast cereal, snack and meal bars. According to the Kellogg's Special K website, you can lose up to 6 pounds in two weeks. The average weight loss is five pounds, when replacing two normal meals with two Special K cereal meals. 1. Start your day with any variety of Special K cereal with 2/3 cup of skim milk plus fruit. My co-workers laughed at me when I started to do the Special K diet three years ago. My co-workers laughed at me when I started to do the Special K diet three years ago. Of course I put ninety-seven pounds on I was desperate to try anything to take it off.
If you consume a lot of calories in your third meal, you might fail to shed pounds from your body. Special K diet cannot be called a healthy diet program, it rather comes under category of fad diet plans. Just like other fad diet plans, you might achieve your weight loss objective in short run, but as you will revert to your old eating patterns, you will resume your lost weight. Special K diet insists the consumption of six small meals in a day. While making selection of cereals and bars, make sure that you opt for high fiber and protein rich foods. Let’s have a look at one of the sample meal plans of special K diet.
You can also enjoy fresh fruit with your breakfast, such as an apple or strawberries.
If you stuck to the same number of calories as your breakfast and lunch, you'd lose even more pounds but honestly, most people can't stay with that kind of plan. Do you need to workout on this program, No and it's almost certainly a good thing you don't since with so few calories ingested, you won't have the strength to. You can choose a Special K cereal with 2/3 cup of skim milk or Special K waffles. If you eat the waffles, be sure to only use 2 tbs. Both the waffles and cereal come in a variety of flavors, such as Red Berries Waffles and Cinnamon Pecan Cereal. You can also enjoy fresh fruit with your breakfast, such as an apple or strawberries. Replace your normal lunch with either another serving of cereal or a Special K protein meal bar.
The best way to lose weight is to eat sensible meals without processed carbohydrates.
Now to get to the weight loss maths involved, one bowl of Special K cereal contains 120 ml of skim milk and 30 gm of Special K cereal. In total that is 210 calories. Add a fruit, which is around say 60-100 calories. That is 300 calories per Special K cereal meal. An average healthy meal should be around 600 calories. Wnt2bfit I just wanted to add that a diet that has you eating cereal can not be good for someone with PCOS. Carbs are not our friends. The best way to lose weight is to eat sensible meals without processed carbohydrates. Also, I read your comment that eating the cereal was leading to bingeing. I am the exact same.