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The Green Slimming World Plan

With so many people wanting to lose weight, it is important to look at the different types of diets available. Following on from my previous post on The Original Slimming World Plan, I’m going to go into detail about the next plan on the list: The Green Plan.

Focuses More on Carbohydrates

While the Original Plan focuses more on protein, this one is mainly for those into carbohydrates. You can eat as much pasta, potatoes and other carb products like that as you want throughout the day, without having to weigh them or point them. This is completely different from the Original Plan and is more suitable for vegetarians or vegans.

As well as that, you will have to point any meat products – and other high protein products that you eat. However, fruit and vegetables remain to be superfree foods, so you can eat as much as you want of them.

The A and B Menus

These work in the exact same way that they do on the Original Plan. You are allowed two from each of the lists, which are included in full …

The Original Slimming World Plan

As I promised, I was going to cover the way that Slimming World worked, which would then help people decide whether this was a diet for them. Just to let people know, I did try it for one week and weighed in this week only to find out that I’d put on two pounds (not the way that I wanted to go), which still makes me wonder how this “diet” works.

This is going to be covered in two to three posts to keep it readable and interesting.

How Slimming World Works

If you’re still thinking that this is something for you – and it may well be (not all diets will work for everyone) – there are a few things that you should know about the diet. First of all, there are a few foods that you can eat for free. This means that there are no points (syns as SW calls them) in them. You can eat as much as them as you want throughout the day and should still be able to lose weight.
There are other foods that do have syns but are something that you should aim to get into your diet each day. You are allowed a ce…