Everyone has a diet – the kind of food someone usually eats – but when it comes to dieting, it usually means some restriction on the food consumed.
There have been a number of popular diets over the years. Some promise quick results, some say guarantee health benefits over weight loss and some just do not ask to eat. Here's a look at some popular diets.
According to whole30.com, the entire 30 diet has been around since 2009. She has recently gained traction, though, promising weight loss, increased injury and relief from pain and pain and some skin diseases
The entire 30 diet focuses on sugar, cereals, dairy products and legumes. In fact, it wants you to completely strip these things out of your diet for 30 days that "change your taste … your habits and your cravings … (and) restore a healthy emotional relationship with food and with your body ", according to the website
What can you eat? Meat, seafood, eggs, vegetables, some fruit, spices and spices are allowed on the diet, which means you should eat items with very few ingredients and no additives.
Here are the limits:
Sugar added, real or artificial
Alcohol in any form, including for cooking
Cereals, including wheat, oats, corn and rice
Legumes, like all kinds of Beans and peanuts
Dairy products made by an animal.
Baked goods such as biscuits, brownies, pancakes or tortillas.
A few things on the "no" list contradict what was considered healthy. Cereals, beans and dairy are part of a healthy diet, according to the United States Department of Agriculture. The whole 30 says nothing.
The US News Ranking of 40 diets based on factors such as relative ease of following, nutritious, safe, effective for weight loss and protective against diabetes and heart disease, ranched Whole 30 bound for the worst
US News had problems with Whole 30's lack of scientific support, its impact on diabetes and heart disease, and long-term weight loss.
The vegan diet is not a commercial diet, it's more of a way of life. Vegans often choose this diet not just for health benefits, but because of their belief, animals are maltreated for nutritional purposes.
The vegan diet is largely herbal and the results often include weight loss and claims involve an increase in energy
What is Prohibited:
Anything that is an animal, including meat, fish or dairy products. If an animal was used to produce it, vegans will not eat it.
You may think that this only means that you can snack on plants, but there are more than just vegetables and fruits.
Check ingredient lists, but there are vegan breads and pastas, and the Internet is littered with copycat recipes that turn darlings into vegan choices.
US News ranked the No. 1
These two diets are separated, but in the US News Leaderboards for the Best Overall Diet
The goal of the DASH diet is to prevent and reduce high blood pressure. It focuses on foods that are commonly considered healthy: fruits, vegetables, whole grains, lean protein and low-fat dairy products. It calls on participants to limit foods high in saturated fats and high-sugar foods and beverages.
The Mediterranean diet is based on foods that are commonly eaten by people in Mediterranean countries, who typically live longer and who suffer from cancer and cardiovascular disease than Americans. The diet is low in red meat, sugar and saturated fats and rich in products, nuts and seafood while promoting a healthy lifestyle.
No diet makes wild proclamations or asks participants to do something they have not been told before. Eat proper portion sizes of known healthy food and do not be afraid to go out and get things moving.
It's not a new science – eat good fats, do not eat bad fats, and do not exercise. It's really that easy and not so hard to track.