Get buff and lose weight too. Check out this NY Times diet and exercise plan.
The age old question of which is the best diet is frustrating, due to the amount of choices we have, but what works. If you want to get into shape, this diet by Gretchen Reynolds of the NY Times may be worth looking into.
Based on the work of scientists at McMaster University in Ontario, Canada, you will need a lot of protein and exercise to properly lose weight while adding lean muscle which helps burn the calories off at rest more efficiently than fat does.
Oh, and by the way, you’ll get buff too. Check it out here
A Diet and Exercise Plan to Lose Weight and Gain Muscle
By Gretchen Reynolds February 3, 2016
If there is a holy grail of weight loss, it would be a program that allows someone to shed fat rapidly while hanging on to or even augmenting muscle. Ideally, it would also be easy.
A new study describes a workout and diet regimen that accomplishes two of those goals remarkably well. But it may not be so easy.
For most of us, losing weight and keeping it off is difficult. If you consume fewer calories than your body requires for daily operations, it turns to internal sources of fuel. Those sources consist of body fat and lean tissue, meaning muscle. When someone on a diet drops a pound of body mass (a measure that does not include water), much of that pound consists of fat. But about a third or more can be made up of muscle.