How to Master Volumetric Eating

Find out how to fill up on the right foods to lose weight.

How to Master Volumetric Eating

By Reina Berger

If you want to lose weight in a sustainable way, eating high volume foods may hold the key to your success. While fad diets commonly offer fast results with drastic measures, the volumetric diet relies on slow and steady weight loss that is sustainable and designed to last. Want to know the ins and outs of this eating plan? Keep reading to find out if this diet is right for you.


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The Basics

The Volumetrics Diet, created by nutritionist Dr. Barbara Rolls, emphasizes eating a high volume of low-calorie, all-natural foods. This approach is designed to fill you up and keep you satisfied, without forcing you to go over your calorie budget for the day or feel deprived. As opposed to a short-term solution, this eating plan is meant to change your overall lifestyle so that you approach food in a mindful manner and make nutritious choices.

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