All articles about Weight Loss Diets, page 2
Weight loss is a multi-billion dollar industry, with countless diet plans, products and supplements available.
One popular diet plan is the Volumetrics diet, which was ranked the second best diet for weight loss in the US News & World Report’s 2018 Best Diet Rankings.
Here, we look into the science behind the Volumetric diet and whether or not it promotes sustainable and healthy weight loss.-
Weight loss is one of the most common health goals.
A low-calorie meal plan can help you achieve this goal.
One such plan proposes 1,500 calories per day—but this may not be the appropriate amount for everyone.
Here, we will help you determine if a 1,500 calorie diet is right for you and offer tips on how to find success on a low-calorie diet.
[Last updated 26th June, 2019]
Every cell in our body requires energy – measured in calories – to function.
We get this energy from food (calories in), and use it to power processes in the body during both rest and activity (calories out).
By tracking our calories in and keeping it lower than calories out, we can lose weight regardless of the type of food eaten.
This weight loss approach is nicknamed the CICO Diet.
Proponents are raving about how straight-forward weight loss becomes once you understand these principles…
But is that all there is to weight loss?
This article looks at the CICO diet in detail and whether you should try it.[Discover More…]
[Last updated 9th January, 2019]
The 3-Day Military Diet has been a popular weight loss diet for many years.
This diet website claims that the plan is “one of the best diets out there for fast weight loss without supplements or pills”.
So, does The 3-Day Military Diet deliver on those promises? Let’s take a look.
[Last updated 2nd February, 2019]
Fasting is becoming increasingly popular as a way to boost health.
But it can be confusing to figure out how much of the hype is backed by evidence.
This article discusses the different types of fasting, including intermittent fasting, along with some of their main benefits.
[Last updated 14th August, 2018]
Eating has become a behavior with a lot of rules and restrictions.
Some of these are medically recommended of course, such as a gluten-free diet for those with celiac disease.
But other restrictive diets, such as paleo and the keto diet, unnecessarily forbid foods for the majority of people.
Unfortunately, our obsessive and often times extreme diet culture appears to fuel food cravings and emotional eating. In fact, binge eating disorder is now the most common eating disorder in adults (1).
This is not my area of expertise, but it is for Kimberley Wilson, a UK-based chartered psychologist who specializes in nutritional psychiatry, particularly eating issues.
I asked Kimberley about the issues with restrictive diets and how to stop food cravings and emotional eating, or at least minimize their power over us.
Here are some of the most important takeaways from our conversation. Her answers have been lightly edited for clarity.[Discover More…]