Tag Archives: Diets

Concerns About Keto Diets

There are many concerns about Keto Diets. The primary one is that these diets eliminate too many healthful foods to be advisable for the general population. This diet may help you lose weight but as with any diet, the weight will come back when you return to your old way of eating. If you are diabetic… Read More »

What to know about low-carb, high-fat diets

A low-carb, high-fat diet involves a person reducing the number of carbohydrates they consume and replacing them with healthful fats. In recent years, this type of diet has become popular among people trying to lose weight. A low-carb, high-fat diet (LCHF) involves using ketones from fat for energy instead of glucose, which comes directly from… Read More »

Forget weight loss and fad diets. Aim for holistic health – a happy body means a happy mind

Contributed by Francesca Hawker, the founder and owner of The 321 Effect Like many people, I’ve struggled with my weight and my self-confidence over the years. I’ve tried every single diet out there, I have spent money on pills, plans, memberships and inch loss wraps. If I’m being really honest, I’ve even tried liposuction. Finally,… Read More »

High fibre diets make for healthier lives

People who eat lots of high-fibre and whole grain foods have lower risk of heart disease, stroke, diabetes and other chronic diseases than people whose diets are low in fibre, a study commissioned by the World Health Organisation (WHO) says. For every 8 gram increase in fibre eaten a day, total deaths and incidences of… Read More »

Intermittent Fasting No Better Than Other Calorie Restriction Diets

Scientists have concluded that intermittent fasting, also referred to as the 5:2 diet or the 16:8 diet, does help with weight loss, but it’s no better than conventional calorie restriction diets for losing weight. An example of an intermittent fasting diet is feasting for 8 hours and then fasting for 16 hours. Some intermittent fasting… Read More »