There has been an explosive increase in specialized diets. Diets to repress inflammation and allergies, diets free of gluten and lectins, as well as the slew of medically supervised, elimination diets. They all balance the three nutrients (carbohydrates, protein and fat) according to their own particular bias. So long as the metabolic type of the dieter matches the foods in the diet, everything works. When the diet does not match…
High-protein diets include Atkins, Zone, South Beach, Park Avenue, Paleo, Ketogenic, Dukan, Perricone and back in thew day, Stillman. These are the predominant diets that celebrities endorse and whose authors become rich because they cater to the hundreds of millions of overweight Americans who want to loose weight. These weight-loss programs all work in essence, by tricking the body into a starvation state and depriving the dieter the full enjoyment…
The Paleolithic or Paleo diet, also known as the caveman, stone age or prehistoric diet, are the diets du jour. The Paleo diet is based on Stone age living. A time when humans were simple hunters and gatherers. Paleo people lived off the plants and animals that grew and ran wild. The Paleolithic period lasted 2 million years. It only ended 10,000 years ago with the advent of farming. Farming changed…