Thursday, November 10, 2011

Today 8 Most Popular Diets Program

We selected the most popular diets according to three criteria:

1. How many items are about these diets / lifestyles.

2. How popular seem to be general.

Third How many times can we get feedback on them.

Below is a list of the seven diets, some information about each of them.

1. Atkins

The Atkins diet, Atkins nutritional approach focuses on controlling insulin levels in our body through food. If you consume large amounts of refined carbohydrates our insulin levels increased rapidly and then drops rapidly. The increased levels of insulin the body produces to store the energy we use as possible - but also make it less likely that our body uses stored fat for energy. Most people on the Atkins diet consumed a greater proportion of protein than they normally do.

2. The Zone

The Zone diet is a nutritional balance of 40% carbohydrates, 30% fat and 30% protein every time you eat. Attention is also focused on controlling insulin levels, resulting in the loss of more successful weight control and body weight. The Zone diet encourages the consumption of good carbohydrates - refined carbohydrates and fats such as olive oil, avocado and nuts.

3. Vegetarian

There are a variety of vegetarian - Lacto vegetarian, fruitarian vegetarian, lacto-ovo-vegetarian, vegetarian diet Living, ovo-vegetarians, Pescovegetarian, and semi-vegetarians. The vast majority of vegetarians are lacto-ovovegetarians, in other words, do not eat animal foods, except eggs, dairy and honey. Several studies in recent years have shown that vegetarians are lighter, with less disease and generally have a longer life expectancy than those who eat meat.

4. Vegan

Veganism is a lifestyle and philosophy than a diet. Vegan does not eat anything that is based on the animal, such as eggs, dairy and honey. Vegans do not usually accept only veganism for health reasons, but also environmental reasons and ethical / compassionate. Vegans believe that modern methods of intensive farming are bad for our environment and not sustainable in the long run. If all our food would have been useful to the plant environment, the animals would have suffered less, more food would be produced, and people are generally better physical health andmental, vegans say.

5. Weight Watchers

Weight Watchers focuses on weight loss through diet, exercise and a support network. Weight Watchers Inc. was born in the 1960s, when a woman at home (home) who had lost weight and was worried that he might put it back on. Therefore, a network of friends. Weight Watchers is a huge company, with offices worldwide. Dieters can get physically, and attend regular meetings, or online. In both cases, there are a lot of support and education available to the diet.

6. South Beach

The South Beach Diet was initiated by a cardiologist, Dr. Agatston, and a nutritionist, Marie Almon. It also focuses on controlling insulin levels, and benefits of unrefined complex carbohydrates into simple sugars. Dr. Agatston The South Beach Diet devised in the 1990s because he was disappointed by the low-fat, high carbohydrate diet with the support of the American Heart Association. He believed and found that low fat diets are not effective in the long run.

7. Raw Food

Raw diet, raw or Foodism, associated to consume food and drinks, which are not treated, they are completely plant-based, and preferably organic. Raw foodists say that in at least three quarters of your food intake should consist of uncooked food. A significant portion of the raw foodists also vegan - do not eat or drink anything that is animal based. There are four main types of raw food: 1 Raw vegetarian. 2. Raw vegans. 3. Omnivores first. 4. Carnivores first.

8. Mediterranean

Mediterranean diet in southern Europe and in particular focuses on the dietary habits of the people of Crete, Greece and South Italy. Today, Spain, southern France and Portugal are included, even if Portugal does not touch the Mediterranean Sea. The emphasis is on a lot of vegetarian dishes, fresh fruit for dessert, beans, nuts, grains, seeds, olive oil, the main source of dietary fat, cheese and yogurt are the main Dairy Foods, moderate amounts of fish and poultry, up to about four eggs a week, small amounts of red meat, and low amount / moderate wine. 25% to 35% of the Mediterranean diet consists of fat and saturated fat no more than 8% of calories.


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