Atkins Diet Pros and Cons

Atkins Diet Pros and Cons

The Atkins Diet caused a bit of a buzz when it first came out because it allows for huge high-cholesterol food consumption. It is remains one of the most controversial and most popular diets of out time. ProsThe Atkins diet, when followed properly, really does work. Aside from a number of people who lost weight because of it, there are also many researches supporting its effectiveness, both for weight loss and improved lipid profiles. Though the program strictly limits carb intake, dieters can s…

South Beach Diet: Positives and Negatives

South Beach Diet: Positives and Negatives

The South Beach Diet is created by Dr. Arthur Agatson, a cardiac physician. Dr. Agatson designed the South Beach diet to help his parents who showed signs of insulin resistence syndrome – a condition which increases the risk for heart disease. South Beach Diet incorporates some of the basic components of Atkins, Protein, and the Zone diet in easy-to-follow steps. The South Beach diet limits saturated fat and carb consumption. But carbs are gradually added over the course of the diet plan. Even a…

7 Decades of Wacky Diet Fads

7 Decades of Wacky Diet Fads

For decades, we’ve struggled to lose (or maintain) weight, and sometimes – perhaps due to desperation or lack of information – some of the craziest diets were created, and yes we succumbed to all of them, admit it or not. Here’s a look back on 7 decades of wacky diet fads as named by MSN health. Smoking and the Master CleanseIn the 30s and 40s, people were into smoking, especially celebrities. This is because, for some reason, somebody thought that the practice helps bring or keep one’s weight d…

Diet Betting

Diet Betting

There’s a whole new way to lose weight – and it’s neither a new diet plan nor a new exercise routine. Ladies and gentlemen, introducing the wonderful world of diet betting. Game on”Diet betting is definitely becoming more popular among friends, relatives and co-workers ” said Joy Bauer, author of “Joy’s Life Diet: Four Steps to Thin Forever,” and founder of Joy Bauer Nutrition. “It makes life easier if everyone around you is cutting calories and the amicable competition keeps people driven. You …

Alternative Diet Programs

Alternative Diet Programs

Alternative diet programs are those diet programs that usually aim to improve one’s health through proper choice of food to eat as well as the avoidance of certain types. The approach of such diet programs vary widely from each other. Some alternative diet programs are not only meant to help one lose weight but also to cater to certain needs that may be brought about by a number of diseases and conditions. There are many different types of alternative diet programs available. Here are just some …

Popular Celebrity Diets

Popular Celebrity Diets

Their faces and bodies litter almost every entertainment magazine, supermarket tabloid, and rumor blogs. More often than not, they are complemented for their flawless looks as well as their sculpted bodies. You often wonder what keeps these celebrities fit and slim. The answer is that they exercise regularly and adhere to a particular diet plan. Want to know what celebrity diet programs are a hit among the Hollywood elite? Here are some of them.South Beach DietIt is one of the most popular diets…

Weight Watchers Diet Plan

Weight Watchers Diet Plan

The Weight Watchers Diet is an enduringly popular diet plan that has been around since the 1960’s. It has long helped people trying to lose weight more effectively. It actually started out as weekly meetings between a few friends trying to discuss the best ways to lose weight. Over time, Weight Watchers has become an organization that numbers is millions of men and women trying to lose weight. What is Weight Watchers DietThe Weight Watchers Diet is based on a calorie control method of losing wei…

eDiets, Online Diet Plan

eDiets, Online Diet Plan

Many people have been struggling with weight issues all their life. Trying to get on the challenge to lose excess weight can have them experience only two things- success or failure. People may become discouraged that while some of their fellow dieters following a similar diet regimen are losing weight, their own efforts seem to have no impact. The reason for this is that a certain diet plan may not usually work effectively for everyone. Different people may experience different results when app…

The Celebrity Diets

The Celebrity Diets

The so-called celebrity diet is not just a single diet regimen. In fact, a celebrity diet comprises of several popular diets that have one thing in common- they are being followed (and sometimes endorsed) by popular celebrities. Celebrity diets become popular in that they are pushed into the limelight because a certain star is using one in order to lose weight and stay in shape. Most of the time, their popularity rises and wanes with the celebrity’s own. But they may also stay popular depending …

Abs Diet Meal Plan

Abs Diet Meal Plan

One of the most renowned diets today is the Abs Diet. Its no nonsense plan of combining exercise with your diet will leave you looking like a toned athlete in no time. This type of diet, however, does not only focus on exercise but it does consider alternatives when it comes to providing you sustenance and your day-to-day nutrition. The Abs Diet essentially allows you to eat the foods that you love to eat which keeps your cravings at bay without starving you to death. It also helps you control y…