Popular Diets

Popular diet plans also known as Fad diets are step by step procedures to lose weight and maintain it. There are many diets popularly used all around the world. These popular diets are made keeping in mind different people with various physiques and health conditions that is why they are popular.

Here are some popular diets.

Ultimate Weight Solution by Dr. Phil

The idea is to manage weight and alter attitude/ behavior with respect to a healthy diet and regular exercise. Inculcation of healthy eating by removing fats, cholesterol, sugars etc from your diet. Use of these ingredients in this popular diet plan may prone you to various discomforts in the long run like diabetes, cardiovascular disorders, fluctuating blood pressures etc.

Glycemic Index Diet

This popular diet is inclusive of low carbohydrates. Use the following ingredients only:

o oats, barely, bran for breakfast

o whole grain or stone ground flour or sour dough breads

o fresh vegetables and salads except potatoes

o basmati or doongara rice

Zone Diet

Make zones of your meal. Divide portions like 40% carbohydrates, 30% minerals and 30% protiens. You can make a variation according to your body requirement and change the portions as per need. Records need to be maintained and regularly checked in this popular diet plan.

Atkins Diet Plan

This diet plan enforces the use of protiens and a combination of minerals and vitamins subtracting all the carbohydrates. This popular diet will burn the fats stored and re-establish the body’s metabolism. It is proved that carbohydrates need to go out of your diet.

Raw Food Diet

Cooked food is processed and looses some essential enzymes which create a strong immune system. In addition, cooking the food makes it loaded with impurities, calories and fats. Nuts, seeds, ripe fruits, leafy vegetables are recommended in this popular diet plan.

South Beach Diet

First step is to remove carbohydrates and eat only protiens. There should be a reduction of about 8-12 pounds in this detoxification process. The second step should be to include only limited carbs in your diet. This should result in the removal of further 2-4 pounds per week. In the third phase you can eat almost everything but in reasonable quantity. The concept is to start drastically, lose pounds by finishing carbohydrates and inducing only low calories. Later decrease intake in general and revert back to normalcy in this popular diet.

Cabbage Soup Diet

Prepare a stock by boiling cabbage leaves in water, add salt to taste. Be sure not to add any fats or cholesterol. This soup is proved to burn calories and visibly reduces weight.

Sugar Buster

Sugar produces insulin in the body and result in storing fats as a consequence any kind of sugar, even as a by product from starchy complex carbohydrates are not to be consumed in this popular diet plan. This diet is especially suitable for diabetic patients, children, people suffering from hypoglycemia and cardiovascular diseases.