Do the Weight Loss Experts Actually Agree? by Adam Waxler
... Today, many well-known diet gurus, weight loss experts, and nutritional researchers have stepped up to the plate to declare that the high carbohydrate, low fat diet regimens recommended by such institutions as the American Heart Association, the American Diabetes Association and the United States Department of Agriculture are misinformed, and frankly unhealthy. Can this be true? Should you actually follow a weight loss program that goes against these acclaimed institutions?
Barriers to Healthy Diets -- Removing them is not as hard as you think by Michael Smith, MD
... Removing Dieting Barriers to Healthy Diets
About two to three decades ago, while watching repeats on TV, Americans changed their diets and started eating lots of fat and processed foods. We have suffered ever since. Eating lots of fat created a macronutrient imbalance and has clogged our arteries. Then we fell in love with processed foods. This love affair drained all of the vitamins and minerals from our bodies and resulted in a micronutrient deficiency.
Fattening Foods: Not So Fattening After All? by Nathan Latvitis
... Udo Erasmus, author of one of the most popular books ever about fat, “Fats the Heal, Fats that Kill”, writes in his book, “At levels above 12 to 15% of total calories, healthy fats increase the rate of metabolic reactions in the body and the increased rate burns off more fat into carbon dioxide, water, and energy (heat), resulting in fat burn off and loss of excess weight.” In this article we will discuss what exactly these healthy fats are, where to get them from, easy ways to add them ...
The "Emergency" Diet by Alan Rosca
... The “emergency” diet, with seven meals per day, is an easy diet that brings weight loss without starvation and may be followed for a week. The “emergency” diet also improves metabolism and eliminate fats easier. This diet is based mostly on carbohydrates, proteins, and low amounts of fats. During a day without too much physical activity, a woman can burn up to forty grams of fat, but the daily fat intake is of seventy percent or more. Monday: Breakfast includes a muffin and a glass of ...
The Diet Demons by Deborah Caruana
... As the dieting phenomenon grows, with a new "diet guru" announcing "THE SOLUTION" almost weekly, so do the waste lines of America expand. Obesity is now a strong and gaining second to cigarettes as a preventable cause of death or disease. The term diet seems to have taken on a whole new meaning, moving from panacea, and becoming more and more a pariah. What I’m going to do is reiterate some nutritional basics to try to demystify, some of the confusion out there.
Is Zone Diet a Fad? by Lulia Pascanu
... "low carb diets", "low fat diets") This is untrue for the Zone diet. Dr. Sears says: "No food is forbidden in the Zone." Zone diet considers "unfavourable" mostly high glycemic foods and foods high in saturated fats. Not FAD. 4. It offers rigid menus Difficult-to-prepare meals, plenty of measuring and counting, rules that are easy to misinterpret, Zone subscribes to that. FAD. 5. It neglects active living or lifestyle changes The Zone diet has impressive instrumentary and regulation for ...
How Do You Take Advantage Of The Mayo Clinic Diet For Rapid And Sustainable Weight Loss? by Gary Holdon
... There have been rumors going around for years that the Mayo Clinic's get-thin-quick weight loss routine says it's okay to eat all the vegetables, fruits, meat and fat you want. The real Mayo Clinic has made statements repeatedly for years that they have nothing to do with the "Mayo Clinic Diet," and they do not in any way endorse it. They have even issued statements saying that it may be unhealthy for many people. The Mayo Clinic website is the real deal.
Using Calories For Weight Loss by Gary Matthews
... as long as the calories consumed don't go over your daily calorie allowance" Counting calories can also be flexible enough to accommodate most busy lifestyles. Some food for thought isn't it; health professionals agree that healthy eating which includes counting calories and a low fat diet are essential for long-term healthy weight loss. The way to lose body fat and maintain muscle is to have a food program for life. Quality food and more energy output are the basics you'll need to go for.