Popular Diets

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The World’s Best Diet. Pros: Helps individuals achieve and maintain weight loss, lowers cholesterol levels, decreases abdominal fat (which can be a risk factor for heart disease). Probably one of the more famous diets of the last few years, the Atkins Diet works on the theory that eating too many carbohydrates results in the body burning some of the carbohydrates for energy and then storing the rest as fat.

This is a very effective diet that allows consuming large quantities of protein and fat enriched foods while ensuring that it does not lead to gaining more weight. Choosing everyday to make healthier choices and to stay active is the best way to ensure an increase in overall quality of life and better heart health.

DASH diet – (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension)This started out to lower blood pressure, but ranks high due to its safety, nutritional completeness and prevention of diabetes and blood pressure. Considered the healthier alternative to the Atkins diet, the South Beach Diet discriminates against bad carbohydrates, but unlike Atkins, also warns against the consumption of saturated animal fats.

Honestly this one is more marketing and trend hype than anything as it is clearly a “balanced” eating lifestyle program. I have never eaten enough vegetables so I bought a juicer. Day 2: Cabbage soup and vegetables. Unlike other diets, it is not strictly low carb or low fat.

First of all, many people who desire moderate to significant weight loss think that they can make the decision to try a diet, start it the next day and start watching the weight melt off. Use of these ingredients in this popular diet plan may prone you to various discomforts in the long run like diabetes, cardiovascular disorders, fluctuating blood pressures etc.