One of the latest diet crazes is the Warrior Diet. It focuses on fasting for most of the day and consuming a large meal for dinner, as well as working out when you are not eating. Learn what diet and fitness experts want you to know about this fad and why it’s not ideal if you’re taking Phentermine 37.5 mg or otherwise trying to shed pounds fast.
It’s Not From Science
The Warrior Diet is not backed by science.
“There is no scientific evidence behind this diet, which is very concerning,” Katie Hake, RD. told Reader’s Digest. “Just because a diet works for one person, does not mean it will work for someone else.”
Exercising Can Be Hazardous
“Fasting for long periods of time could lead to negative side effects such as dehydration, dizziness, fatigue, and lack of performance, especially if exercising with little to no fuel,” said Hake. “People may also experience episodes of hypoglycemia, or low blood sugar, which can be potentially dangerous.”
It May Increase The Chances Of Consuming Unhealthy Foods
“There is research supporting the fact that at night when we are tired, we are more likely not only to overeat but to choose less healthy foods for a quick and easy burst of energy to keep us awake and moving,” says Caylee Clay, RDN. “Instead of stuffing yourself at night when you’re more likely to make poor choices, a better option is to choose healthy meals full of vegetables that leave you satisfied, not stuffed, throughout the day.”
Getting All The Nutrients You Need Can Be Challenging
“It is extremely difficult to obtain all the nutrients needed for an entire day with one large meal,” says Rene Ficek, RD, CDE. “Most people need to eat several meals per day to obtain all the necessary vitamins and minerals.”